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.Read More »
By Sam Hananel Associated Press Washington — The Labor Department is signing agreements to share information with nearly a dozen states and the Internal Revenue Service as it gets more aggressive in its program to crack down on businesses that ...Read More »
By MARCY GORDON Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – The Labor Department is investigating large U.S. homebuilders to see if they failed to pay workers the minimum wage or overtime. A spokesman says the agency is investigating compliance with wage-and-hour laws ...Read More »
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Workers saw their wages and benefits rise slightly faster in 2010 than 2009, but the gain was still the second-lowest increase in nearly three decades. Wages and benefits increased 2 percent ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder A Milwaukee contractors association representing 80 employers began a lockout Monday after contract negotiations with a local sheet metal workers’ union failed. Jeffrey Remsik, spokesman for the Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ Association of Milwaukee, said ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Three contractor groups are aligning themselves with the Department of Workforce Development in support of changes to the state’s prevailing wage law. Those groups — the Construction Business Group, the Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association and the Wisconsin ...
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