Tag Archives: minority contractor

Milwaukee may force primes to pay faster (UPDATE)

By Marie Rohde Milwaukee can take its first step toward race and gender equity on projects simply by requiring prime contractors pay subcontractors more quickly, according to an alderman backing the payment change. “This is one of the easiest things ...

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Minority contracting sparks civil rights war

Sean Ryan sean.ryan@dailyreporter.com Harry Alford’s nationwide blitzkrieg of civil rights complaints on behalf of minority contractors should reach Wisconsin in about a month. “I’m going to raise hell,” said Alford, president of the National Black Chamber of Commerce. Alford said ...

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