A state Assembly committee gave a favorable recommendation this week to a bill that would give workers and employers a tax break on apprenticeship tuition.Read More »
If Jairo Cruz had been a professional football player instead of a construction worker, he may well have been deemed a hero for playing his way through injury and taking one for the team.Read More »
It’s a common strategy these days for partisan activists to attempt to discredit supporters of policies they don’t like without actually addressing the merits of the policies in question.Read More »
Recently a spokesperson for Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce told the Wisconsin State Journal, “We don’t want to make it too comfortable to remain unemployed.”Read More »
As Wisconsin revisits rules to crack down on worker misclassification, a new law that took effect in Minnesota on Monday is attaching criminal penalties not only to that particular abuse but also other forms of wage theft — making it one of the strictest such laws in the country.Read More »
A construction lobbying group is pushing for changes to state law that would give Wisconsin companies a bidding advantage on state projects and require companies that misclassify workers to tack the cost of taxpayer-funded health insurance and other benefits onto public bids.
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Although Andrew Disch may have become political director for the Wisconsin division of the North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters only about a month ago, this is far from his first brush with the trades.Read More »
The longtime head of the Wisconsin carpenters’ union will be the top official administering the state’s unemployment system under Gov. Tony Evers.Read More »
Several Wisconsin union pension plans for retired construction workers are showing signs of improvement after having raised alarms among federal regulators in recent years.Read More »
Construction workers are proud to play a key role in the building and maintaining our nation’s energy and natural-gas infrastructure.
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