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Cities losing prevailing wage momentum

Sean Ryan sean.ryan@dailyreporter.com 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 ...

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Tax proposal blindsides industry

Paul Snyder paul.snyder@dailyreporter.com Builder groups are lashing out at a late addition to the state budget that would establish new rules for independent contractors and set stiff penalties for worker misclassification. “If your intention is to talk about worker misclassification, ...

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Liability shift spooks industry

Paul Snyder paul.snyder@dailyreporter.com A state budget measure that would redefine liability policies in legal cases is sending a shudder down the spines of business owners and contractors. “We saw a lot of our members write in to their legislators about ...

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