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Tag Archives: Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee Inc.

Flu fuels sick day fire

By Sean Ryan Milwaukee-area contractors are not experiencing the swine flu problems that are fueling the effort to require paid sick leave at businesses. “If anybody needs it, it’s available,” Doug Mortenson, M.A. Mortenson Co. operating group safety director in ...

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Kenosha district blasted for bid decision

Dustin Block dustin.block@dailyreporter.com Kenosha school officials blamed the inexperience of Hunzinger Construction Co. and J.P. Cullen & Sons Inc. in barring the companies from bidding on an estimated $8.5 million school restoration. Brookfield-based Hunzinger and Janesville-based Cullen were left off ...

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Sick leave law would trump bargaining

Sean Ryan sean.ryan@dailyreporter.com The sick leave guidelines Milwaukee released Wednesday confirmed industry fears that the ordinance would override paid time-off provisions in contractors’ collective-bargaining agreements. “Everybody understands what the goal is, but the problem with that is you have, within ...

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Builders try to break project backlog

Sean Ryan sean.ryan@dailyreporter.com Builders are pushing Wisconsin governments to stop trying to balance their budgets by putting construction projects on the back burner. Milwaukee County emerged as an example Tuesday when the Public Policy Forum Inc., Milwaukee, reported the county ...

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