A lawsuit filed this week accuses a Fox Valley construction company of failing to give its employees a full lunch break, effectively "shaving" hours from workers' weekly earnings — a claim the company denies.
Construction companies are still clamoring for talent as they expect another year of strong demand for construction projects, according to a trade group's survey released on Wednesday.
Perhaps more so than any other year in recent memory, 2018 was momentous for the construction industry in Wisconsin.
Construction employment exceeded 7.3 million in October, the first time it has done so in more than 10 years.
Average hourly wages in the construction exceeded $30 an hour for the first time ever this September, a prominent trades group reported on Friday.
Weighing in on the country's construction-labor shortage, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari told a group of contractors last week that businesses are doing “extraordinary things” to attract more workers.
Average hourly earnings for construction workers climbed 3 percent in December from the same month a year earlier, according to an analysis of federal data.
The owner of an Oak Creek restoration company facing a federal wage lawsuit from former employees is striking back against two of them, his half-brother and that man’s girlfriend, claiming they owe at least $60,000.
Earlier this year, a former "Raiderette," the official name of an Oakland Raiders cheerleader, filed a lawsuit against the NFL team, alleging wage and hour violations.
A state Senate committee will hear bills Monday that would prevent local minimum-wage ordinances and residency rules from applying to contractors that get state and federal money funneled through local governments.
The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors passed a living wage ordinance Thursday that would require workers on some county contracts be paid $11.33 an hour.
Two Milwaukee County supervisors want to amend their living wage proposal to require workers on county contracts be paid $11.33 per hour.
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