As Wisconsin schools have closed to slow the spread of COVID-19, construction groups are putting their training programs on hiatus, too.Read More »
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 »
The labor union AFSCME Wisconsin announced on Tuesday that it will back the Democrat Tony Evers in his race against Gov. Scott Walker this fall.Read More »
Liberal judge Rebecca Dallet's runaway victory in the Wisconsin Supreme Court race cheered Democrats eager for more evidence that their party can expect success in the midterm elections this fall.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 »
The National Labor Relations Board investigates complaints against employers or union chapters accused of violating the National Labor Relations Act. The board has not yet issued decisions on these complaints.Read More »
A special meeting of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors’ Economic and Community Development Committee will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 26, in Room 201-B of the Milwaukee County Courthouse.Read More »
Ground has not been broken for a future Park East building, but Peter Hanrahan already is concerned about who will mop the floors.
Tagged with: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Joe Sanfelippo Lyle Balistreri Milwaukee Building and Construction Trades Council Park East SEIU Service Employees International Union unions Wangard PartnersRead 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 »