Tag Archives: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 159

COVID-19 and construction: How a hands-on industry is handling an outbreak


Even as COVID-19 has led to school closings, event cancellations and other social-distancing measures, Wisconsin's construction industry has largely made no plans to stop work – at least fornow.

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Green building bill splits industry

By Paul Snyder Builders, local officials and school board members are at odds over the value of a bill that would mandate green construction on public projects. But that mixed reaction is not affecting state Rep. Louis Molepske Jr., D-Stevens ...

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Edgewater wait tests builders’ patience

Paul Snyder paul.snyder@dailyreporter.com There are 154 unemployed union electricians waiting for negotiations to end and work to begin on Madison’s Edgewater Hotel redevelopment. “Any delay certainly dims the light at the end of the tunnel,” said Mark Hoffman, business manager ...

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