Apprenticeship ratio measure highlighted in Forbes.com article

10/19/2017 8:57 AM
An October 18 Forbes.com article on expanding apprenticeship highlights the journey worker-to-apprenticeship ratio legislation, backed by ABCWI, that would allow apprenticeship trainers to employ more apprentices.  The article places particular attention to the Wisconsin’s ratios ... 
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OSHA Launches Electronic Portal for Injury and Illness Records

10/6/2017 7:51 AM
On Aug. 1, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) launched the Injury Tracking Application, which is the web-based form employers can use to submit their injury and illness data. The launch comes right after OSHA closed the comment period on delaying the electronic reporting portion of the final rule
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ABC of Wisconsin clears up misinformation on plumbing apprenticeship term

9/27/2017 2:25 PM
ABC of Wisconsin clears up any misconception about Senate Bill 411 and Assembly Bill 508 with the following statement from President John Mielke:

"ABC of Wisconsin would like to clear up an inaccuracy regarding Senate Bill 411 and Assembly Bill 508 ...
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Respirable Crystalline Silica Construction Standard becomes enforceable September 23

9/22/2017 7:52 AM
The Respirable Crystalline Silica Construction Standard, becomes enforceable on September 23, 2017. The standard establishes a new ... Read the rest of entry »

ABC of Wisconsin President comments on State Budget signing

9/21/2017 4:37 PM
“On behalf of 870 construction employers throughout the state, Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin commends ... Read the rest of entry »

Nearly 20 ABC members join Governor Walker for Foxconn signing

9/21/2017 7:45 AM
Nearly 20 ABC of Wisconsin members (pictured in hard hats) were on hand when Governor Walker signed the Foxconn Bill on Monday. The bill signing was held at Gateway Technical College's iMET Center in Sturtevant ...
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ABC of WI President John Mielke comments on JFC repeal of WI Prevailing Wage

9/6/2017 10:12 AM
“On behalf of 870 construction employers throughout the state, Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin thanks the Joint Finance Committee Republicans for their courage to completely repeal Wisconsin’s anti-competition, anti-small business prevailing wage law ...
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Labor Day Letter to the Editor: Apprenticeship Ratios

8/31/2017 4:19 PM
Dear Editor:

This year, Labor Day is even more meaningful because there has never been greater opportunity for America’s workforce, particularly through careers in construction ...
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ABC Wisconsin president participates in Foxconn construction panel

8/23/2017 5:01 PM
ABC of Wisconsin President John Mielke joined various leaders in the construction industry as part of a panel discussion on potential Foxconn construction. The discussion, at Memorial Hall in Racine, allowed for some dialogue
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ABC of Wisconsin President comments on Assembly passing Foxconn Bill

8/18/2017 8:10 AM
ABC of Wisconsin President John Mielke issued the following statement on the Assembly passage of the Foxconn Bill:

“We commend the State Assembly on passage of the Foxconn Bill (Special Session Assembly Bill 1), an important step toward executing this major workforce development initiative ... Read the rest of entry »
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