A panel of lawmakers has given its approval to a bill that would increase the penalties for unemployment claimants who fraudulently obtain jobless benefits.Read More »
A bill meant to shield contractors from legal costs and liability got a lengthy hearing on Tuesday, a day after two Republican lawmakers had introduced an amendment that would curtail parts of the proposal.Read More »
The Wisconsin Supreme Court looks as though it might choose this term to end its decades-old practice of deferring to state agencies’ interpretations of statues in certain cases, possibly giving businesses and individuals more power in their dealings with those ...Read More »
In the summer of 2010, a 13 1/2-ton concrete façade panel fell off the O’Donnell Park parking garage in downtown Milwaukee, killing the 15-year-old Jared Kellner and injuring Amy and Eric Wosinski just as they were on their way to the annual Summerfest music festival.Read More »
Beyond being subject to less liability for injuries on construction projects, contractors could see a decrease in their legal expenses should lawmakers adopt a proposal that went before a legislative panel on Thursday.Read More »
A bill going before lawmakers this week would make various changes to rules involving the approval of construction and plumbing plans and variances from building codes.Read More »
Although Sanjuana Maltos doesn’t work in the trades, her recent experience with Wisconsin’s unemployment system may serve as a cautionary tale to laid-off construction workers who are trying to navigate the state’s new benefits laws. For nearly two decades, Maltos would travel ...
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