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Contractors complain about wage reporting costs

By Paul Snyder Complying with the state’s new prevailing-wage reporting law is coming at heavy costs to contractors throughout Wisconsin. Under the state’s new prevailing-wage law, contractors are required to file monthly reports that detail prevailing-wage payments on any public ...

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Prevailing-wage deadline frays industry’s nerves

By Paul Snyder Acting on industrywide confusion over the state’s new prevailing-wage requirements, the Associated Builders & Contractors of Wisconsin Inc. on Friday requested an injunction to block enforcement of the law. “On the most basic level, it’s a bad ...

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Feds investigate minority apprentices

By Sean Ryan A former union president is joining the chorus of criticism of state-certified apprenticeship programs and prompting a federal investigation of minority recruitment and retention. Paul Blackman, retired president of Steelworkers Federal Union No. 19806 in Milwaukee, said ...

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