Dewey Westra, a longtime construction executive and a founding member of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin has died. He was 92.Read More »
Rebecca Kleefisch, a former lieutenant governor and jobs ambassador at the ABC of Wisconsin, launched her campaign for Wisconsin governor on Thursday by likening herself to former President Donald Trump and deriding the Democratic incumbent as a weak failure.Read More »
Rebecca Kleefisch, a former Republican lieutenant governor and current jobs ambassador for the mostly nonunion ABC of Wisconsin, took another step toward a run for governor Tuesday, releasing dozens of policy proposals a week after she filed paperwork for a campaign committee.Read More »
About one in 10 Wisconsin construction workers are improperly classified as independent contractors or paid in cash, abuses that deprive the state of about $40 million worth of tax revenue every year.Read More »
Wisconsin's State Senate move forward on Tuesday with a revised COVID-19 relief bill in attempt at reaching a compromise with Gov. Tony Evers and shielding businesses from lawsuits over their handling of the virus.
Tagged with: Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin coronavirus Devin LeMahieu Gov. Tony Evers Jon Erpenbach Wisconsin Transportation Builders AssociationRead More »
When construction officials look back at the changes they’ve made in response to COVID-19, some of the most wide-ranging ones they see have no doubt been in the ways they provide training.
Tagged with: Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin coronavirus International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139 Terry Hayden Terry McGowan training Wayne Belanger Wisconsin Pipe Trades AssociationRead More »
State lawmakers moved on Tuesday to advance a bill that would provide businesses with nearly blanket protection against COVID-19-related lawsuits and prevent employers from being able to require that their employees obtain a vaccination against the virus.Read More »