Best Practices for Educating Your Workforce on Safety

Every company says safety is their top priority and most do a good job of providing a safe workplace for employees, but when employees have to do routine tasks every day, it can dull their awareness of on-the-job safety hazards or cause them to have a more relaxed approach toward safety. In this kind of… Read more »

7 Skills Needed for a General Labor Position

In a construction setting, general laborers take care of a many different responsibilities that are physical in nature. These workers are expected to work alongside skilled trade workers to contribute to various construction projects while keeping a clean work area. They may be tasked with setting up construction equipment and machinery for others to use.… Read more »

Who Pays Medical Expenses When Your Day Laborer Gets Hurt on the Job?

Medical Expenses

If an employee is hurt at work, the company is often accountable for all of that individual’s medical care, lost wages, business rehabilitation, and in the worst-case situation, survivor benefits. Unfortunately, many organizations who use day laborers do not cover them with workers’ compensation coverage. If you are hired through an agency, the agency is… Read more »

Why Are Construction Workers So Happy?

Construction Workers

The construction and facility service industries have the happiest workers, on average, in the United States, according to a survey by the HR software company TINYpulse. Based on responses from more than 30,000 workers at more than 500 companies across 12 different industries, the TINYpulse survey found consumer products, technology and software industries also tend… Read more »

What are the Best Jobs for Day Laborers?

Nationwide Temporaries

People looking for work today often find that a day labor job can be a fantastic way to make ends meet. Day labor jobs are abundant and there‚Äôs a wide variety of jobs to pick from. A study by the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that most day labor jobs are manual labor positions, which… Read more »