As President Joe Biden signed the so-called Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, taxpayers, construction industry small businesses and climate change activists are sounding alarms about controversial labor policies in the legislation that will needlessly increase costs, reduce competition and undermine ...
Non-union contractors are lining up in opposition to proposed changes to federal prevailing-wage laws that they argue will make public projects more expensive at a time when the U.S. is looking to rebuild much of its infrastructure.
When the Supreme Court blocked the Biden administration from enforcing its vaccine-or-test requirement for large private companies last month, many companies were faced with a serious question. In the absence of a mandate, how could they encourage workers to get vaccinated?
Lawmakers are moving forward with bills that would direct $20 million in federal aid toward apprenticeship programs and provide a tax break for apprenticeships — a proposal similar to one previously vetoed by Gov. Tony Evers.