Negotiations over a proposed $500 million arena for the Milwaukee Bucks have stalled like a car stuck on the side of the road. And even when those in the vehicle find a way to get going again, a dispute over what workers should be paid on the project will greet them like a deer in their headlights.Read More »
Various union leaders said Friday they do not know if there is much to gain by responding to a proposed right-to-work bill by organizing protests similar to those that failed four years ago to prevent Republican lawmakers from curtailing most public workers’ collective bargaining rights.Read More »
Following the recommendation of an economic development committee Monday, the sale of the O’Donnell Park parking structure and related land to Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. now depends on the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors.Read More »
If a third of those who have attended job events for the construction of a new Northwestern Mutual building in downtown Milwaukee find work on the project, the recruiters will have more than met their hiring goal.Read More »
Spurred by projected hiring goals, local unions are in a rush to certify members in Milwaukee’s Residents Preference Program before the first of three major projects breaks ground in fall.
Tagged with: 833 East Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee Building Advantage Jeff Fleming Ken Kraemer Mike Fabishak Milwaukee Building and Construction Trades Council Milwaukee Department of City Development Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. Residents Preference Program The Couture Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership/Big StepRead More »
Contractors should expect more opportunities for work in 2014. They also should expect to struggle getting that work done.
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