By Joe Lanane A federal jury recently ruled that Susan Blue, secretary for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 159 in Madison, was unfairly scrutinized for voicing her dismay over treatment of an independent contractor. The courtroom victory earned ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Madison Gas & Electric’s reluctance to pay nearly three times the going rate for wind farm electricity could kill an estimated $20 million project planned for Springfield. Sun Prairie-based Wave Wind LLC wants to build a six-turbine ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Madison-area construction unions are lining up behind Mayor Dave Cieslewicz’s push to renovate the city’s central library. But some groups are not sold on the plan. “Unemployment’s at 20 percent in our local alone,” said Dave Boetcher, ...
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By Sean Ryan A manufacturer and union predict more construction work from a state renewable energy bill, while business groups argue the measure would drive jobs out of Wisconsin. The bill would support energy-conservation projects by increasing the amount the ...Read More »