Even with unemployment rates falling, the construction industry’s job numbers were still dropping in both Wisconsin and Minnesota.Read More »
When Republican state lawmakers pushed sweeping changes to Wisconsin’s prevailing wage laws back to Jan. 1, 2017, many in the construction industry were happy to know they would at least have a year and a half to adapt. But the timing does not work out perfectly.Read More »
To make sure southeastern Wisconsin remains a strong economic competitor, business and political leaders are expanding bus routes and turning to other forms of public transportation in their latest attempts to ensure residents have little trouble getting to and from jobs.Read More »
Spurred by projected hiring goals, local unions are in a rush to certify members in Milwaukee’s Residents Preference Program before the first of three major projects breaks ground in fall.
Tagged with: 833 East Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee Building Advantage Jeff Fleming Ken Kraemer Mike Fabishak Milwaukee Building and Construction Trades Council Milwaukee Department of City Development Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. Residents Preference Program The Couture Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership/Big StepRead More »
Dustin Block email@example.com Strict reporting rules for stimulus money might be a hassle, according to contractors, but at least companies are getting work. Michael Fabishak, chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of Milwaukee Inc., said most contractors will ...Read More »
Sean Ryan firstname.lastname@example.org The sick leave guidelines Milwaukee released Wednesday confirmed industry fears that the ordinance would override paid time-off provisions in contractorsâ€™ collective-bargaining agreements. â€œEverybody understands what the goal is, but the problem with that is you have, within ...Read More »
Sean Ryan email@example.com Builders are pushing Wisconsin governments to stop trying to balance their budgets by putting construction projects on the back burner. Milwaukee County emerged as an example Tuesday when the Public Policy Forum Inc., Milwaukee, reported the county ...Read More »