Paul Snyder [email protected] The state Legislature’s budget conference committee has a long to-do list before striking a compromise between the Senate and Assembly versions of the spending package. The following list breaks down, according to budget topics, construction-related items that ...Read More »
Sean Ryan [email protected] A delay in enacting the federal government’s support of project-labor agreements on contracts is frustrating some unions and giving nonunion builders a short respite. President Barack Obama on Feb. 6 signed an order lifting the federal government’s ...Read More »
Sean Ryan [email protected] Municipalities are losing their battle to reverse a decision that would require prevailing wages be paid on more projects. Thirteen municipalities are appealing Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development decisions requiring developers pay prevailing wages when building streets ...Read More »
Paul Snyder [email protected] State Assembly members are preparing for a round of amendments to remove controversial state budget items such as prevailing wage requirements and the joint and shared liability motion. Assistant Assembly Minority Leader Mark Gottlieb, R-Port Washington, did ...Read More »
Paul Snyder [email protected] The Joint Committee on Finance on Saturday passed an amended version of the prevailing wage proposal offered by Gov. Jim Doyle in his 2009-11 state budget. Instead of following federal standards and applying prevailing wage rules to ...
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Sean Ryan and Paul Snyder [email protected] [email protected] The Wisconsin Legislature now is involved in an ongoing battle over whether the state’s prevailing wage rules should apply to municipal turnkey projects. The Assembly Committee on Labor soon will review a bill ...
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