What is a subcontractor? The answer to this question seems obvious: A subcontractor is a contractor that contracts with a prime contractor to perform a scope of work on a construction project.
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A lack of legislative language has construction lobbyists skeptical of subcontractor protections in a proposed project delivery reform bill.
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By Marie Rohde A woman injured when she tripped over a construction barricade during construction of a public sidewalk cannot sue the subcontractor working on the project, the 3rd District Court of Appeals found in a decision released Tuesday. The ...Read More »
By Denise Lockwood Special to The Daily Reporter A state Supreme Court ruling that absolved a Milwaukee brake maker of liability in the death of an independent contractor could muddy the legal waters industry wide, legal professionals warn. The court ...Read More »
By Darryl Enriquez Longtime roofing contractor Leo Kaltenbrun of Sheboygan is skeptical of proposed penalties as high as $2,000 for generals and subs that fail to register with the state before going on a work site. When Kaltenbrun, 90, founded ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Subcontractors want guarantees the lowest responsible bid still will win the jobs before the Wisconsin Legislature passes a bill changing delivery methods for state projects. The bill right now does not include those guarantees, leading some subs ...
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Brian Johnson Dolan Media Newswire For Minnesota’s residential subcontractors, “the check is in the mail” is no longer an empty promise. Residential subs do not enjoy such guarantees in Wisconsin, which does not set deadlines for payments from general contractors. ...Read More »