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Improving economy provides benefits and poses challenges

3/27/2017 12:40 PM
The latest economic update from ABC National shows construction employment on the rise for the beginning 2017. The data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows a half percent increase in employment growth, or 36,000 net jobs in January 2017, the strongest it has been in 10 months.
“Coming out of the recession, this upswing feels good,” ... Read the rest of entry »

Report shows safety practices make construction companies up to 770% safer

3/23/2017 1:31 PM
A report by ABC shows how using proactive safety practices to reduce recordable incidents by 87 percent, makes the best-performing companies 770 percent safer than industry average. The report emphasizes the importance of ...
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Brennan sees strong economic development outlook

3/22/2017 8:16 AM
Add Michael W. Brennan to the list of economists with a positive outlook on the economy. Brennan, who is the executive director of the UW-Madison James A. Graaskamp Center for Real Estate, spoke at Insight Publication's InDevelopment event yesterday in Oshkosh.  “I have tremendous optimism ... 
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ABC urges government neutrality toward PLAs on national level

3/14/2017 7:38 AM
Less than a week after the Wisconsin Assembly sent a Project Labor Agreement Neutrality Bill to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, President Trump established an executive order calling for greater government efficiency, which could include project labor agreement neutrality ...
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What You Need to Know: Changes to Wisconsin's Construction Tax Exemption Rules

2/8/2016 7:11 PM
The new law provides an exemption from sales and use tax for property sold to a construction contractor who, in fulfillment of a real property activity or performance of an improvement to real property, transfers the property to a qualifying exempt entity. Read the rest of entry »

What You Need to Know: UI Work Search Requirements for Seasonally Laid Off Employees

12/15/2015 1:31 PM
Traditionally, employees collecting Unemployment Insurance benefits who were expected to be recalled to work (seasonal employees) were exempt from certain requirements to conduct job searches (work search waivers).  However, effective June 14, 2015, new rules require employees who are expected to be recalled within a period of 8 weeks to obtain a waiver from the department in order to be exempt from the job search requirements.  Read the rest of entry »

Do you have enough people who can...

7/27/2015 5:00 AM
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Coming this fall to ABC of Wisconsin

7/23/2015 6:12 AM
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DOL Proposed Rule Doubles White Collar Exemption Salary Requirement

7/10/2015 10:53 AM
On June 30, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released its long awaited proposed rule updating the salary requirements for the executive, administrative and professional employee exemptions (the “white collar worker exemptions”) under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Read the rest of entry »

Why a Career in Construction is Worth the Hard Work You Put In

6/25/2015 6:48 AM
Many construction jobs vary in the type of skills required and type of work you do, but one common factor that goes into being successful in construction is the hard work it takes to complete the job. A career in construction can be challenging, but in the end you get to stand back and look at a project that you completed with your own two hands. Read the rest of entry »

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