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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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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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