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Who’s looking for Foxconn work? Variety of paths lead job seekers to historic project


State officials on Thursday held what they deemed the Wisconn Valley Construction Resource Fair in Racine to help recruit workers for the $10 billion manufacturing plant Foxconn Technology Group is planning to build nearby, as well as related projects. About 250 people were expected to attend Thursday’s event. Here are some of their stories.

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Trio of bills meant to encourage worker training

As a labor shortage continues to weigh on Wisconsin’s construction industry, union and non-union companies and groups alike lined up this week behind a trio of bills meant to draw more young people into apprenticeship training.

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