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Contractors complain about wage reporting costs

By Paul Snyder Complying with the state’s new prevailing-wage reporting law is coming at heavy costs to contractors throughout Wisconsin. Under the state’s new prevailing-wage law, contractors are required to file monthly reports that detail prevailing-wage payments on any public ...

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DWD: Prevailing wage reports still due Sunday

The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development issued a press release late Tuesday informing contractors that the state’s prevailing wage law is still in effect. The announcement followed a report by the Associated Builders & Contractors of Wisconsin Inc., which has ...

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Prevailing-wage deadline frays industry’s nerves

By Paul Snyder Acting on industrywide confusion over the state’s new prevailing-wage requirements, the Associated Builders & Contractors of Wisconsin Inc. on Friday requested an injunction to block enforcement of the law. “On the most basic level, it’s a bad ...

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Opposition to ironworkers bill grows

By Paul Snyder Authors of a bill that would require licensure of ironworkers in Wisconsin are working on amendments to quell growing opposition in the construction industry. Critics argue the bill is a thinly veiled jurisdiction grab and say passage ...

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Bill would boost Building Commission membership

By Paul Snyder A bill that would increase the number of state Building Commission members is facing criticism that more representation further frays the group’s commitment to checking politics at the door. “Historically, the Building Commission has stayed out of ...

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