Paul Johnson Drywall Compliance Manager Named to Industry’s List of Young Leaders: “Generation Next: 2015”
PHOENIX (March 12, 2015)-- Paul Johnson Drywall Inc. (PJD), is pleased to announce that its Compliance Manager Warren Townsend was named to “Generation Next: 2015,” the industry’s list of young leaders compiled by Walls & Ceilings Magazine. The publication, which covers business news, products and issues critical to the drywall industry selected young leaders, under forty years-old, who are making a positive impact on the construction and drywall industry. In the “Generation Next: 2015” feature, Mr. Townsend is recognized for his leadership on several innovative projects that are helping to shape the future of the industry, as well as his work as a compliance manager.
Contractor names industry veteran Ron “Chip” Brown as general superintendent, moves operations into recently purchased Las Vegas office building
PHOENIX (January 13, 2015) -- Paul Johnson Drywall Inc. (PJD), Arizona’s largest drywall contractor, announced its expansion into Nevada in response to the growing demands of the Las Vegas market’s single-family and multifamily construction industry. With its first expansion outside of Arizona, PJD will be working with long-time customers Pulte Homes, Ryland Homes and other well-respected single-family and multifamily builders in Nevada.
Cole Johnson Appointed to Business Advocacy group for Department of Labor’s Pilot Program, Employee Misclassification Compliance Assistance Program
Arizona construction industry and other targeted industries encouraged to participate
in the self-audit program Oct. 1 thru Nov. 28, 2014
Contractor teams-up with scaffolding expert, enhancing job-site safety and production
PHOENIX (July 23, 2014)— Paul Johnson Drywall Inc. (PJD) has established a new vendor partnership with Younger Scaffold & Supplies LLC (Younger). The agreement requires that Younger will provide heavy-duty scaffolding, safety training and inspections of the equipment on projects where PJD crews are working. As one of Arizona’s largest drywall contractors, PJD is creating a more efficient and safe work environment for crews by relying on Younger’s equipment and fall protection expertise, which enables drywall crews to focus on completing their work.
Paul Johnson Drywall, Inc. Implements Worker Classification Initiative Developed through Department of Labor Collaboration
Contractor spearheads construction industry FLSA compliance effort with Department of Labor, reclassifying more than 1900 workers as employees.
PHOENIX (May 19, 2014)— Paul Johnson Drywall, Inc. (PJD) announced that the company is implementing a classification initiative by reactivating 1325 workers as W-2 employees and hiring 627 new employees, a first step in the PJD FLSA compliance program that was developed in conjunction with the Department of Labor (DOL). PJD and the DOL collaborated to design and implement the construction industry-focused effort, which addresses classification and overtime issues of traditionally piece-rate trades by providing industry best business practices. PJD is implementing its program with a reclassification of all of its independent contractor (1099) crews and individuals in Arizona to W-2 employees, taking the firm from 28 employees to more than 2,000 employees.
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