This is written in response to a recent article and accompanying editorial, “Privacy not an option for memorial, museum” in the Sept. 24 issue, regarding the negotiations taking place between the War Memorial Corp. and the Milwaukee Art Museum.
On July 30, The Daily Reporter wrote an article regarding training dollars shrinking in the state of Wisconsin. The article referenced a skills gap and shortage of workers trained in certain areas.
My comment is regarding an April 26 article titled, “Alderman urges rent for utilities.”
After reading Mr. Richard W. Wanta’s remarks in The Daily Reporter’s Monday Voices of April 30, I am compelled to respond by, first, congratulating The Daily Reporter and its staff for doing their jobs.
I am reacting to all the negative articles that have appeared in The Daily Reporter these past two months relative to construction of the city of Franklin interceptor sewer project that is providing numerous family-supported jobs to tradespeople, contractors, minority business enterprise firms, apprentices, material and equipment suppliers, truckers, insurance/bonding firms, and many others.
I am writing to express my disappointment with The Daily Reporter in its publishing of the article, “Wis. mine plans pit jobs against nature,” in the Oct. 13 issue.
To the editor: There is something structurally wrong in the Milwaukee area when it comes to contracting with minority contractors. It has nothing to do with getting paid quickly. The pay process already exists, it must be enforced and it is in the contract documents along with specifications that “allow a continuous job flow for [...]
To the editor: The onus of providing proof of prevailing wages paid by nonunion contractors is verging on ridiculous. We currently fill out form WH-347 to show that prevailing wages are paid, as well as the affidavit of compliance with prevailing wage on form ERD-5724. Now we are required to duplicate all of this information yet again and provide this [...]
To the editor: I’ve followed the health reform debates and wonder what it will mean for my bottom line. I support the amendment by U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, and it would actually help me continue to provide health care to our employees. Under the Senate bill, small businesses with less than 50 employees are [...]