Recent legislation that prevents contractors from owing sales and use taxes on materials needed for nonprofit and UW projects has eliminated a long-standing point of frustration for many companies.Read More »
Former Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch is joining the Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin as its jobs ambassador, a role promoting careers in the construction trades.Read More »
Many economists, employers and academics tell us that our post-secondary education system is churning out too many four-year graduates. For decades, many parents, teachers and school counselors have been stuck in the mindset that four-year colleges are the best pathway for high school graduates to initiate a successful career.Read More »
When Dave Jones started his plumbing business in his garage in Mt. Horeb in 1977, he never envisioned it becoming a company with heating, fire-protection and electrical divisions.Read More »
The Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin, a largely non-union trades group, is endorsing Gov. Scott Walker as he seeks a third term in office.Read More »
Last month, Associated Builders & Contractors held one of Wisconsin’s first-ever “Apprenticeship Signing Days,” replicating signing-day events that are held for high-performing student athletes recruited into four-year universities to play sports.
Tagged with: apprenticeships Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Dave Branson Gov. Scott Walker John Mielke Wisconsin Building Trades Council Wisconsin Department of Workforce DevelopmentRead More »