Responding to recent scandals at public-job sites, Milwaukee aldermen signed off Tuesday on a series of policies that could eventually change the way contractors do business with the city.Read More »
Now that federal officials are beginning to enforce new silica-exposure standards, representatives of the construction industry say most contractors benefited from the extra three months they were given to prepare.Read More »
With most contractors struggling to hire skilled workers, an employee at Wisconsin-based Lunda Construction Co. is saying that companies will have a hard time bringing on a diverse workforce without turning to an equally diverse group of recruiters.Read More »
Already in the grips of a labor shortage, Wisconsin's construction industry will soon be brought under even more pressure to recruit good workers by the $10 billion factory the Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn plans to build in southeast Wisconsin.Read More »
Members of a Milwaukee trades organization reveled Tuesday night in the city’s downtown construction boom, talked up the benefits of their group’s hiring of an in-house counsel and mulled over both recent successes and setbacks in the state Legislature.Read More »
With the industry’s recruiting efforts bringing more young workers with little experience into the trades, what can contractors do to ensure their worksites remain safe?
Tagged with: AGC of Greater Milwaukee Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139 John Schulze Mike Fabishak osha R. A. Smith National safety Terry McGowanRead More »
Even with unemployment rates falling, the construction industry’s job numbers were still dropping in both Wisconsin and Minnesota.Read More »