Labor unions and the Michels family of Michels Corp. renown were significant contributors to opposing attorney general candidates in August, according to recent campaign filings.Read More »
The labor union AFSCME Wisconsin announced on Tuesday that it will back the Democrat Tony Evers in his race against Gov. Scott Walker this fall.Read More »
For more than 30 years, the Wisconsin Laborers’ District Council Apprentice and Training Center in DeForest has taught prospective workers a slew of jobs in construction — and how to do them safely.Read More »
The Tony Evers campaign and two prominent construction unions hit the road this week on a tour to taunt Gov. Scott Walker over his transportation policies. But despite union backing and a new poll that foretells a neck-and-neck governor’s race ...Read More »
A Republican lawmaker who defied state party leaders by pushing for prevailing-wage repeal faces a cash disadvantage in a race to best a GOP challenger in Tuesday's primary election for a state Senate seat.Read More »
Wisconsin's Senate District 10 special election was seen by many as a preview of things to come in the 2018 mid-term elections. It also appears to have served as a sort of proxy battle between union and non-union groups in the construction industry.
Tagged with: Adam Jarchow Associated Builders & Contractors of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139 John Schulze Patty Schachtner Steve Kwaterski Wisconsin Laborers District CouncilRead More »
An apparent fall in construction-union membership in the same year that Wisconsin became a right-to-work state has labor officials shaking their heads and struggling to square the statistics with their actual experiences.Read More »