A representative of the transportation industry is asking why bother even spending money on preliminary work for an expansion of a east-west running of section of Interstate 94 if it's not clear the state will have money for the project anytime soon.Read More »
One of the biggest labor organizations in the state has gotten bogged down in contract negotiations with general contractor C.G. Schmidt and is meanwhile alleging the company violated federal labor laws in terminating two union members’ employment.Read More »
As a court battle rages over the recent striking down of right to work in Wisconsin, at least one construction union official is taking advantage of the situation by negotiating contracts containing the very clauses the law is meant to ban.Read More »
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 »