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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A multi-state carpenters union is organizing demonstrations outside Northwestern Mutual buildings in downtown Milwaukee in response to what it alleges is the use of unfair labor practices in the construction nearby of a new apartment tower for the insurance company. ...Read More »
The North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters is backing Russ Feingold in his bid for the U.S. Senate, according to a news release from Feingold’s campaign.Read More »