Respected conservative pollster, Gene Ulm, released the results of a recent poll. The poll found that an overwhelming 60% of Wisconsin voters support the law, and even a majority of republican voters, 52%, support prevailing wage. Click here to read our press release about this poll and learn more about public support for Prevailing Wage. Click… Read more »
Marquette Economic Professor Abdur Chowdhury has researched Prevailing Wage in Wisconsin for several years and has outlined his concerns about the negative impact of repealing the law in this article. Click Here to read his conclusions and to learn about the damage that will be done to Wisconsin’s economy if Prevailing Wage is repealed.
This Week, WIIN sent out a Press Release concerning new research that objectively outlines the negative impacts that repealing Prevailing Wage would have on our state economy. The study objectively illustrates that with repeal, our state will suffer 1. The potential loss of 9,000 jobs, 2. $1.2 billion in economic output 3. $77 million in… Read more »
HARDEST JOBS TO FILL For the sixth consecutive year, business leaders said the positions they struggle most to fill are those in the SKILLED TRADES, according to ManpowerGroup’s 2015 Talent Shortage Survey. Filling these positions is their Number 1 concern. WISCONSIN’S CONSTRUCTION FUTURE 96% of all training investment in Wisconsin’s current and future construction industry… Read more »
CLICK HERE to read the latest evidence that proves how essential Prevailing Wage is to Wisconsin’s Future
Watch our video explaining the essential role Wisconsin’s Prevailing Wage law has in preserving our great state infrastructure.
Bucking a decadeslong trend that saw many manufacturing jobs migrate to lower-cost Southern states, Briggs & Stratton Corp. is closing a Georgia factory while adding 220 full-time jobs and 150 seasonal jobs at its Wauwatosa plant. Briggs is closing a factory in McDonough, Ga., whose roots date back more than a century. Briggs acquired it… Read more »
Noted Republican Pollster Shares Data from Recent Statewide Poll Enclosed is a memorandum from Public Opinion Strategies – a nationally-recognized polling firm with a distinguished list of Republican clients at both the national and state level – summarizing their survey of 600 likely voters in Wisconsin that was conducted from January 18 to January 20,… Read more »