If you are a sole proprietor with no assets to depreciate or cost of goods sold, you might get away with using a tax software program. Either way, start prepping for tax day now.
Author: Jody Pellerin
Autodesk and the Netherlands-based company Dura Vermeer have created a robot-filled shipping container to house 3D-printing robots and transport them directly to job sites
As the construction industry continues to adopt technology at a rapid pace, the issue of cybersecurity has become critical.
President Trump signed an executive order establishing the President’s National Council for the American Worker this summer. Here’s how it could help.
Like it or not, change is coming on the job site. New safety products, next generation lifts, and automation are making inroads into today’s construction environment.
Labor unions took another hit recently when the Brotherhood of Carpenters broke with BCTC of Greater New York to form its own agreement with the Hudson Yards developer.
Construction work is hard enough on a body without adding poor health to the equation. The accident and illness stats for construction workers aren’t stellar. Contractors can help.
Data analysis in a BuildZoom report unearths the main reason for the continued construction labor shortage.
Canada is experiencing its own construction labor shortage. A good economy means more jobs to fill—with the same amount of workers (or in this case, fewer).
Look out, Jetsons, here we come. Technology is bringing radical change to the construction industry. Computing power and materials development have come together to provide new ways to plan, create, … more
Although women have nearly achieved pay parity in construction, they make up a small portion of the construction workforce. But the labor shortage is no joke.
A visit to Mars still sounds like science fiction, but that hasn’t stopped NASA, which is holding a competition for building a Mars-friendly habitat.
Retaining the right employee records—for the right amount of time—is key to compliance and also to protecting you and your employees from future legal issues.
We’ve all heard what “assuming” does to you and me. Improve transparency and accountability by following up with employees and explaining everything.
Mike Rowe, the former host of the show Dirty Jobs, formed a charitable foundation, mikeroweWORKS, which award scholarships for trade school. Here’s how to get one.
Before firing an employee for poor performance, try to determine the root cause of the problem and see if you could solve it, together.
A shortage of trade workers has resulted in a labor shortage at a time with demand for construction is booming. Women who have thrived in construction want to attract more females to the trades.
The opioid epidemic has hit every industry, but maybe none as bad as construction. Suffolk Construction aims to help its Boston neighborhood—and its own employees—with fighting the addiction.
Virtual reality training provides heavy equipment operators the opportunity to practice running a variety of machines in a safe virtual environment.
Cloud computing has become a common method of storing data and accessing software for a business of any size. Using cloud services frees revenue to invest in other business needs.
Whether you skip meals or eat the wrong foods, a poor diet can result in fatigue. Fatigue can get you injured faster than the wrong food choices. Luckily packing a healthy lunch isn’t that hard.
As with many things, the Internet has made it easy for bad actors to find your information online and publish it to the world, a.k.a. “doxing”. Here’s how to avoid it.
Sometimes new construction comes head to head with local residents, and they aren’t always homo sapiens. State regulations may be lax, but private companies can do their part.
Work-related asthma affects nearly 3 million U.S. workers, and many substances can cause or aggravate asthma on the job.
The WARN act requires certain employers to provide advance notice of plant closings and mass layoffs. Employers that fall under the WARN Act must provide at least 60 days’ notice.
The Taft-Hartley Act introduced amendments legally protecting scrutiny over the activities and power of the labor unions as well as putting limitations on the freedom to strike, among other things.
The Family and Medical Leave Act applies when special circumstances such as health issues faced by an employee or his or her family members require the employee’s time and attention.
Participation rate in unions has shrunk overall, but union membership edged up slightly in 2017. If you’re a construction business owner, you need to know the basic rights the feds provide to unionized employees.
Williamson College of the Trades provides a well-rounded, trades-based education and training program aimed at economically-disadvantaged young men.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that nearly 10 percent of the U.S. population has diabetes. Can someone with diabetes can work? What rights and responsibilities does an employer have?