Wisconsin’s largest road builders’ union is enlisting an odd ally in its push for more support for rebuilding the state’s roads and bridges: the police.Read More »
A lack of experience operating heavy equipment will no longer serve as a barricade for those interested in a career in the trades, at least if a new charter school has anything to do with it.Read More »
As lawmakers prepare to take up a workers’ comp bill on Wednesday, a prominent union is calling for a change that would let contractors set up a separate system to provide benefits to injured construction workers.Read More »
With the industry’s recruiting efforts bringing more young workers with little experience into the trades, what can contractors do to ensure their worksites remain safe?
Tagged with: AGC of Greater Milwaukee Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139 John Schulze Mike Fabishak osha R. A. Smith National safety Terry McGowanRead More »
Even as a cut in state borrowing leads transportation officials to push back the completion dates of various highway projects, road contractors are seeing an even more direct sign that they will be getting less work in the coming year.Read More »
When Republican state lawmakers pushed sweeping changes to Wisconsin’s prevailing wage laws back to Jan. 1, 2017, many in the construction industry were happy to know they would at least have a year and a half to adapt. But the timing does not work out perfectly.Read More »