The Minnesota contractor S.J. Louis says a labor union "disrespected" it by picketing a series of jobsites where the company is working to install a water pipeline in Waukesha this week.Read More »
When construction officials look back at the changes they’ve made in response to COVID-19, some of the most wide-ranging ones they see have no doubt been in the ways they provide training.
Tagged with: Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin coronavirus International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139 Terry Hayden Terry McGowan training Wayne Belanger Wisconsin Pipe Trades AssociationRead More »
When it started, 2020 looked to be off to as good a start as any year in recent memory.
Tagged with: Building Advantage coronavirus Couture International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139 Jeff Beiriger Michael Vickerman Nathan Jurowski RENEW Wisconsin Terry Hayden Terry McGowan Wisconsin Pipe Trades AssociationRead More »
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected a third federal lawsuit seeking to invalidate Act 10, the Wisconsin law restricting collective bargaining.Read More »
As Enbridge Energy started construction this week on one pipeline in Minnesota, it was receiving support from a coalition of union trades groups for its plans to rebuild part of its Line 5 natural gas line in northern Wisconsin.Read More »
The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139 has reached a contract to represent workers at Sunbelt Rentals' Franksville office after a three-year dispute over the labor group's unionization drive.Read More »
A federal judge has ordered the equipment supplier Sunbelt Rentals to bargain with a labor union as the company appeals a decision forcing it to make amends for thwarting a unionization effort at its Franskville office.Read More »
A trio of construction trades unions on Tuesday endorsed Rep. Brian Steil in his re-election bid for Congress.Read More »
A federal judge has ordered the equipment-rental chain Sunbelt Rentals back to the bargaining table with the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139, after the company tried to frustrate a unionization drive at its Franksville office.Read More »
Terry McGowan doesn't expect COVID-19 — and it's many ripple effects on Wisconsin's construction industry — to subside any time soon. The president and business manager of Wisconsin's largest construction union, the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139, said his members have adapted quickly amid a spate of job site restrictions aimed at keeping Wisconsin's essential construction crews safe at work.Read More »