The indemnity clause meant J.F. Cook Co. Inc. was responsible when the cargo elevator doors slammed and crushed an employee’s hand in 2002 at Miller Brewing Co.Read More »
Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed project-delivery reform would give general contractors near total responsibility for a state project’s outcome while preventing them from choosing their subcontractors.Read More »
Tucked away in a Wisconsin budget that calls for reducing income taxes by $343 million and spending $6.4 billion on transportation is a proposal that would greatly change the way state construction projects are awarded and managed.Read More »
Carmen Fosick says her electrical company often is among the multiple contractors that now contract directly with the state on its construction projects.Read 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 »
In a down economy, any job can be seen as worth taking, but for contractors working without a prompt payment safety net, sticking with familiar faces often is preferred to trying new partnerships.Read More »
Contractors associations in Wisconsin offer guidance, support and resources, but all of it comes at a price.
Tagged with: American Subcontractors Association of Wisconsin Inc. Associated Builders & Contractors of Wisconsin Inc. Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee Inc. Jeff Beiriger Michael Fabishak SubcontractingRead More »
Sean Ryan firstname.lastname@example.org Various groups this week are arguing new crane safety rules should not apply to small equipment, but those speaking in Washington, D.C., do not represent a unified industry voice. The proposed Occupational Safety and Health Administration rules ...Read More »