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Industry questions wage report prep work

By Paul Snyder Construction companies are disputing the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development’s claim it adequately prepared the industry for changes to the state’s prevailing wage law. The changes require contractors file monthly reports on prevailing-wage payments on public works ...

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Attorney general favors no-bid county roadwork

By Sean Ryan A Thursday decision by Wisconsin’s attorney general reinforces municipal authority to bypass bidding and award road reconstruction contracts to county highway departments. The decision is a response to a request filed a year ago by the Construction ...

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Cities losing prevailing wage momentum

Sean Ryan sean.ryan@dailyreporter.com Municipalities are losing their battle to reverse a decision that would require prevailing wages be paid on more projects. Thirteen municipalities are appealing Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development decisions requiring developers pay prevailing wages when building streets ...

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Volley over prevailing wage continues

Sean Ryan and Paul Snyder sean.ryan@dailyreporter.com paul.snyder@dailyreporter.com The Wisconsin Legislature now is involved in an ongoing battle over whether the state’s prevailing wage rules should apply to municipal turnkey projects. The Assembly Committee on Labor soon will review a bill ...

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