An Associated General Contractors of America survey released on Thursday suggests construction companies expect to see less work, stiffer competition and a stagnant labor market in 2021 as the industry recovers from the coronavirus pandemic.Read More »
Wisconsin has come in 5th in the Associated Builders and Contractors’ annual ranking of state’s reliance on “merit shop” principles in their regulation and governance of the construction industry.Read More »
A draft bill being circulated in the state Legislature would shield Wisconsin employers from lawsuits if their workers catch COVID-19 on the job.Read More »
Demand for U.S. architecture services remains sluggish as measured by architecture billings, project inquiries and signed contracts. The American Institute of Architects’ Architecture Billings Index, a barometer of future construction spending, posted a lackluster reading of 40 in July, according ...Read More »
Contractors won't need to report to OSHA cases of COVID-19 unless it's clear that an employee caught the virus on a jobsite, under recently released guidance from federal officials.
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Although a steady backlog of work is expected to keep commercial contractors busy in Milwaukee next year, the city’s tight labor market could continue to drive up costs even as an economic slowdown looms, according to a recent report.Read More »