The National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday released a final rule that could help construction companies that hire subcontractors avoid liability under federal labor law, a decision union critics say will shield some employers from accountability.Read More »
Russ Feingold has received the endorsement of the State of Wisconsin Conference of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in his bid to win re-election to the U.S. Senate.Read More »
Jon Richards, a Democrat running to be state attorney general, announced Monday that he has received endorsements from two Milwaukee-based construction unions.Read More »
As businesses owned by minorities and women continue to fight for construction jobs, governmental bodies from the White House on down have made sure those businesses are guaranteed a fair shake in getting the chance to work on public projects.Read More »
A lack of legislative language has construction lobbyists skeptical of subcontractor protections in a proposed project delivery reform bill.
Tagged with: AGC American Subcontractors Association of Wisconsin Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin construction manager at risk Dale Schultz IBEW International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Jeff Beiriger Jim Boullion project delivery Scott Walker subcontractor Van WanggaardRead More »