As the CEO of the Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee, Mike Fabishak often finds himself trying to elicit cooperation from a group of contractors who are otherwise doing everything in their power to out-compete each other.Read More »
Contractors well know that governors can shape the regulations their industry is subject to not only by passing legislation but also re-interpreting laws already on the books.
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Responding to recent scandals at public-job sites, Milwaukee aldermen signed off Tuesday on a series of policies that could eventually change the way contractors do business with the city.Read More »
Now that federal officials are beginning to enforce new silica-exposure standards, representatives of the construction industry say most contractors benefited from the extra three months they were given to prepare.Read More »
With most contractors struggling to hire skilled workers, an employee at Wisconsin-based Lunda Construction Co. is saying that companies will have a hard time bringing on a diverse workforce without turning to an equally diverse group of recruiters.Read More »
Already in the grips of a labor shortage, Wisconsin's construction industry will soon be brought under even more pressure to recruit good workers by the $10 billion factory the Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn plans to build in southeast Wisconsin.Read More »
Members of a Milwaukee trades organization reveled Tuesday night in the city’s downtown construction boom, talked up the benefits of their group’s hiring of an in-house counsel and mulled over both recent successes and setbacks in the state Legislature.Read More »