Wisconsin residents succeed when we invest in things that accelerate our economic competitiveness.Read More »
The Assembly was expected on Thursday to approve a proposal that would allow payments for apprenticeship training to be deducted from income taxes.
Tagged with: apprenticeships Associated Builders & Contractors of Wisconsin International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139 Jill Billings John Schulze Mechanical Contractors of Wisconsin Wisconsin Assembly Wisconsin Pipe Trades AssociationRead More »
A heavy-equipment operator from Wisconsin will attend the State of the Union address tonight in Washington, D.C. as a guest of Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin.Read More »
Union official are not surprised by new federal data suggesting that union membership increased in the state last year, and say the country's strong economy has helped them thrive amid a slew of laws meant to weaken their power.Read More »
Wisconsin's Senate District 10 special election was seen by many as a preview of things to come in the 2018 mid-term elections. It also appears to have served as a sort of proxy battle between union and non-union groups in the construction industry.
Tagged with: Adam Jarchow Associated Builders & Contractors of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139 John Schulze Patty Schachtner Steve Kwaterski Wisconsin Laborers District CouncilRead More »
State lawmakers gave favorable recommendations on Tuesday a trio of bills meant to draw more young people into apprenticeships and ultimately the trades.Read More »
As a labor shortage continues to weigh on Wisconsin’s construction industry, union and non-union companies and groups alike lined up this week behind a trio of bills meant to draw more young people into apprenticeship training.Read More »
Even though the gubernatorial primary is eight months away, the state’s largest construction union has declared it is supporting the Democratic candidate Mahlon Mitchell. Mitchell, president of the Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin, is among the crowded field of Democrats ...Read More »
Nick Michels begins every work day with a similar routine that always involves a trip to the bathroom.Read More »