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Wisconsin Laborers District Council

Apr 6, 2023

Milwaukee Area Labor Council swears in officers, Executive Board

The 2023-2025 officers and Executive Board of the Milwaukee Area Labor Council were sworn in by state AFL-CIO President Stephanie Bloomingdale at the April Delegate Meeting.

Apr 3, 2023

Republican union busting sends endorsements to Democrats, COVID lockdowns sending endorsements to Republicans

Trade associations and labor unions will endorse either left-leaning Janet Protasiewicz or Republican Dan Kelly ahead of the Wisconsin Supreme Court race.

Feb 9, 2023

Biden visit presents ‘once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’ for Laborers

President Joe Biden spoke at the Laborers' International Union of North America's training center in DeForest.

Jan 23, 2023

Hintz named as new LECET director

The Wisconsin Laborers District Council selected Gordon Hintz as director of the Wisconsin Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust.

Dec 15, 2022

Labor union, contractor association officials comment on apprenticeship rule proposal

Wisconsin construction industry insiders commented at a public hearing for a proposed rule requiring a portion of builders’ workforce to be made of apprentices when tackling certain projects. 

Wisconsin Laborers’ District Council
Aug 17, 2022

Wisconsin Laborers’ District Council names Kent Miller president, business manager

The Wisconsin Laborers’ District Council has appointed Kent Miller as its next president and business manager.

Aug 3, 2022

Laborers endorse Mandela Barnes for U.S. Senate

The Wisconsin Laborers’ District Council is endorsing Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes in his campaign for U.S. Senate.

Jul 21, 2022

ON THE LEVEL; Through tough time for unions, Schmitt never lost sight of benefits of collective bargaining

With his father the president of the Wisconsin State AFL-CIO, John Schmitt grew up with an almost inevitable appreciation of the benefits of unions.

Jul 11, 2022

Schmitt retiring from Wisconsin Laborers

After 48 years with the laborers union, nearly 12 as president and business manager of the Wisconsin Laborers’ District Council, John Schmitt is retiring.

Sep 9, 2020

Carpenters, operators, laborers unions back Steil’s re-election bid

A trio of construction trades unions on Tuesday endorsed Rep. Brian Steil in his re-election bid for Congress.

Nov 6, 2019

Senate OKs bill making it a felony to trespass on pipeline projects

A bill that would make it a felony to trespass on the site of a pipeline project earned the state Senate's approval on Tuesday.

Sep 4, 2019

TRAINING DAY: Groups take various approaches to combating worker shortage

Construction groups at the forefront of combating Wisconsin's labor shortage are seeing little sign of it letting up.


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