By Carolyn Said Published 4:00 am PDT, Friday, March 22, 2019 Construction workers are among those most frequently misclassified as independent contractors, a new study says. Construction workers are among those most frequently misclassified as independent contractors, a new study says. Photo: Jessica Christian / The Chronicle Buy photo Photo: Jessica Christian / The Chronicle Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 Construction workers are among those most frequently misclassified as independent contractors, a new study says. Construction workers are among those most frequently misclassified as independent contractors, a new study says. Photo: Jessica Christian / The Chronicle Buy photo Could California … [Read more...] about Could California reclassify janitors, truck drivers, construction workers as employees?
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Milton Keynes Council and Unite have signed an agreement ensuring working conditions and building standards on construction projects meet the highest standards. Cllr Peter Marland, leader of Milton Keynes Council and Sarah Carpenter, Unite regional secretary for the South East signed the charter at a ceremony at the St Georges construction project in Milton Keynes at 4pm on Tuesday March 12. Sarah Carpenter, Unite regional secretary for the South East said: “I’m pleased to join Councillor Peter Marland at St Georges to sign this groundbreaking agreement which will be a big boost for construction workers employed on building projects across Milton Keynes.Construction firms planning to work on Milton Keynes Council building projects will now need to adhere to the new Construction Charter.The charter commits to working with Unite in order to achieve the highest standards in respect of direct employment status, health & safety, standards of work, apprenticeship training and … [Read more...] about Milton Keynes Council and Unite team up to protect local construction workers
President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has called for improving the quality of human resources working in the construction field by promoting the certification program and sending construction workers for training courses overseas. "During this year and the next, we will extensively provide training courses for construction workers, both in ministries, including the State Enterprises (BUMN) Ministry, as well as in the private sector. (They will be trained) in the country, and some will be sent overseas," Jokowi stated at Istora Senayan, here, Tuesday. President Jokowi launched an electronic certification service program for construction skills during an event attended by thousands of construction workers. "This is a program to upgrade skills, and it will give an opportunity to construction workers to learn, as without that we would be left behind other countries. We will impart new and competitive skills to them," Jokowi noted. The president pointed out that it would be futile for … [Read more...] about Jokowi calls for upgrading skills of construction workers
MANILA - The Department of Labor and Local Employment (DOLE) on Thursday said it was slowing down the deployment of construction workers abroad by at least 90 percent to address the manpower shortage in the local construction sector. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said over 800,000 to 1 million skilled workers in the construction, architecture, and engineering fields are needed until 2022 as the government implements the “Build Build Build” program, which seeks to accelerate infrastructure spending and develop industries. There are some 28 projects under the program that are targeted to be completed before President Rodrigo Duterte ends his term in 2022. “There is a strong local jobs growth but vacancies are not filled either because of skilled workers going abroad or their skills do not match to the available jobs in the market,” Bello said. The labor chief added that the DOLE already tapped the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority … [Read more...] about DOLE reduces overseas deployment of construction workers by 90 pct
Watch more in iWant or TFC.tv Target ng Department of Labor and Employment na bawasan ng 90 porsiyento ang deployment o pagpapadala sa ibang bansa ng mga construction worker upang matugunan ang pangangailangan ng "Build, Build, Build" program ng pamahalaan. Kasunod ito ng pahayag ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte kamakailan na kulang daw ang mga manggagawa sa construction industry, dahilan para maantala ang ilang proyekto sa ilalim ng "Build, Build, Build," ang programang pang-impraestruktura ng administrasyon. "'Yong mga skilled definitely we will not process muna," sabi sa panayam ni Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III. Pero tiniyak ni Bello na hindi maaapektuhan ang mga kasalukuyang aplikasyon ng mga nag-aayos pa lang ng papeles. MGA GRUPO PUMALAG Gusto naman ng Philippine Association of Service Exporters Inc. (PASEI), isang samahan ng mga pribadong recruitment agency, na maliwanagan muna sa isyu. Dapat mayroon daw munang opisyal na abiso mula sa pamahalaan. "We have to ask government to … [Read more...] about Ipinadadalang construction workers sa abroad nais bawasan