Oversight is needed as Foxconn Technology Group and its partners work to steer a certain percentage of the work on the $10 billion factory in Racine County to business owned by women, minorities and veterans, say advocates for those companies.Read More »
In the fallout of a controversial bidding error in which the city wrongly applied a federal minority hiring threshold to a library project, Madison's mayor now wants to make sure the mistake never happens again.Read More »
By Paul Snyder Three contractor groups are aligning themselves with the Department of Workforce Development in support of changes to the state’s prevailing wage law. Those groups — the Construction Business Group, the Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association and the Wisconsin ...
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By Sean Ryan Contractors trying to win public works contracts in Milwaukee are continuing their attempts on multiple fronts to overturn the city’s local preference law. American Sewer Services Inc., Rubicon, and United Sewer and Water Inc., Menomonee Falls, on ...
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Left: Michele Carter, manager of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s disadvantaged business enterprise program, speaks Wednesday at a session hosted by the National Association of Minority Contractors. Carter encouraged minority contractors to aggressively pursue stimulus contracts. Right: Joyce Lacey, owner ...Read More »
Sean Ryan firstname.lastname@example.org It seemed the contractor was to blame. At least that’s where the evidence pointed when the Office of Pipeline Safety received a report about a gas line that was ruptured during an excavation project, said Walt Kelly, ...Read More »