It was recently stated by a local government official that the term "Responsible Contracting" offends some contractors out there. Makes you wonder why, doesn't it? Typical Responsible Contracting benchmarks might require that contractors (and their subs):
Sound offensive to you? You're right, and it doesn't to us either. That's why we are fighting to implement Responsible Contracting language in Augusta and in municipalities across Maine.
When it comes to a contractor building a project and building a community, there's a right way and a wrong way. On one hand, there are those who undercut wages, avoid paying taxes, refuse health coverage and deny certified training.
On the other? Those that truly demonstrate that they value their most precious resource: the men and women on the job.
Maine State Building & Construction Trades Council