Hundreds of area students were given a taste of life after high school Tuesday at the 2011 Building Advantage Career Fair at the Waukesha County Expo Center. Joel Hill (top photo, left) was one of about 600 students from 29 ...Read More »
Beginning Dec. 1, contractors and subcontractors performing apprentice labor on most state construction projects must meet apprentice utilization requirements before their contract or subcontract will be approved. Effective next month, each contractor and subcontractor will be responsible for securing an ...Read More »
By James Briggs Changes coming to the administration of a 5-year-old executive order from Gov. Jim Doyle could cause problems for contractors as early as next month. Executive Order 108, which took effect in January 2006, requires contractors to use ...Read More »
By Marie Rohde The construction industry didn’t get what it wanted in the Legislative Audit Bureau’s report on women and minorities in apprenticeship programs for the trades. “We were hopeful that we’d hear some success stories,” said Kelly Tourdot, director ...
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By Sean Ryan The U.S. Department of Labor, responding to a complaint about minority participation in Wisconsin construction apprenticeships, said the state is working to improve its programs. Minority participation rates in construction apprenticeships are increasing, and the Wisconsin Department ...Read More »