Remember the Dead — Fight for the Living

Posted by Forest Peterson, Labor Rep for Rhumbix on 4/28/16 10:05 AM

Image courtesy of AFL-CIO

Today is Workers’ Memorial Day. A day set aside every year to remember those who have been killed or injured while working, and take a stand for increased safety measures for all workers.

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Topics: Workplace Safety, Craft Workers

From the Construction Site to the Classroom: #meetrhumbix interview with Forest Peterson

Posted by Guy Skillett on 2/15/16 10:05 AM

Our #meetrhumbix series continues this week with Forest Peterson, whose lengthy background in construction gives him incredible perspective on the worker experience.

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Topics: #meetrhumbix, Construction Technology, Craft Workers

Where Grit Meets Tech: Learning from the People Who Matter Most

Posted by Steve Chiou, Director of Product on 1/8/16 10:03 AM
Steve at a local Bay Area jobsite.

As a veteran of the USMC, I learned very quickly that to get the most honest answers, you have to talk to the guys on the ground. Marines in the field have no problem telling you what is wrong. In construction, the same is true. But in this case, it’s the craft worker. That’s why I spend most of my time out of the office at local Bay Area jobsites, talking with the men and women doing the actual work.

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Topics: Construction Technology, Craft Workers