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Tag Archives: International Union of Operating Engineers

Snyder: Impasse over road work continues despite meeting

Gov. Rick Snyder expressed frustration on Tuesday after failing to end what he called an unprecedented labor impasse between road contractors and a union of heavy-equipment operators that is disrupting more than 150 construction projects statewide, including major work on Interstates 75 and 696 in the Detroit area.

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NLRB complaints (access required)

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.

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Crane bill raises ire: Operator licensing adds training, experience requirements to OSHA rules

By Paul Snyder Construction industry representatives Wednesday pounded on a state bill that would add to upcoming federal certification requirements for crane operators. The bill, sponsored by state Rep. Joe Parisi, D-Madison, would require a state license for crane operators ...

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Attorney general favors no-bid county roadwork

By Sean Ryan A Thursday decision by Wisconsin’s attorney general reinforces municipal authority to bypass bidding and award road reconstruction contracts to county highway departments. The decision is a response to a request filed a year ago by the Construction ...

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