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Governor Walker Proclaims October as “Careers in Construction Month”

10/2/2014 9:03 AM
According to the US Department of Labor, the construction industry is growing twice as fast as the average of all other industries. The skilled worker shortage problem is no stranger to our members. Read the rest of entry »

Don’t Wait Until November to Get to Know Your Legislators

9/16/2014 12:55 PM
This year all of Wisconsin’s Congresspeople and State Representatives, and half of its State Senators are up for reelection. Legislators respond best to the people they represent. Read the rest of entry »

Getting Your Electrical Code Knowledge from the Experts!

9/16/2014 11:44 AM
Time is something that everyone is running short of these days. Too much to do, and not enough time to do it. But when you take time to do something, you want to make sure that it is worth the time that you are dedicating to it. Read the rest of entry »

NLRB makes it harder to discipline employees for their outbursts against their employer

9/3/2014 8:12 AM
A recent case before the National Labor Relations Board gave the Board the opportunity to consider when an employee may lawfully be discharged for actively participating in a conversation on social media, such as Facebook, in which the employer is criticized. Read the rest of entry »

PLA on Bucks arena would be a foul!

6/30/2014 10:00 AM
The only basketball question that is more pressing than the potential of Bucks’ first-round draft pick Jabari Parker is the uncertainty surrounding the team’s new home.
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ABC Celebrates Supreme Court's Recess Appointment Ruling

6/27/2014 9:00 AM
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today celebrated the Supreme Court’s decision in National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning that President Obama unconstitutionally bypassed the U. S. Senate by appointing Sharon Block, Richard Griffin and Terrence Flynn to fill National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) vacancies
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Supreme Court finds no "Recess" Existed in 2012. NLRB rulings likely void!

6/27/2014 7:41 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled yesterday that President Obama's three "recess appointments" to the National Labor Relations Board made on January 4, 2012, were invalid because they were not in accord with the Recess Appointments Clause of the U.S. Constitution. Read the rest of entry »

Solving the Construction Workforce Shortage

6/20/2014 7:27 AM
With a shortage of workers looming, if not already here, apprenticeship is a great way to get into the construction industry. You will see that most of the owners in this video went through the ABC program and now are successful business owners. In other words, the sky is the limit! Read the rest of entry »

Value Drivers for Growth and Profitability – Using the Merit Shop Scorecard

5/6/2014 1:50 AM
Ever wonder why some contractors struggled during the economic downturn and other contractors were more sustainable during that period of time? Successful contractor businesses have always been effective at implementing value drivers for their organization. Read the rest of entry »

Governor proclaims May as Building Safety Month

5/2/2014 8:28 AM
Governor Scott Walker has proclaimed May 2014, as Building Safety Month throughout Wisconsin. The Alliance for Regulatory Coordination requested the proclamation to help raise awareness of the importance of building safety and to recognize the countless lives that have been saved due to the implementation of safety codes by state and municipal agencies in Wisconsin. Read the rest of entry »

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