Posts Tagged ‘mark dayton’

Jun
2016
14

Oh, the Horror: Minnesota’s Responsible Contractor Law Got a Little Bit Stronger

Oh, the Horror: Minnesota's Responsible Contractor Law Got a Little Bit Stronger
  At the end of 2014, Minnesota Governor and all-around people’s champion Mark Dayton signed a “Responsible Contractor” bill into law. It aimed to ensure that contractors take such quantum compliance leaps as having a federal tax identification number, obeying workers’ compensation and unemployment insurance requirements,...
Apr
2015
15

Nationwide, Infrastructure is Reclaiming its Rightful Place On the Bipartisan Pedestral

Nationwide, Infrastructure is Reclaiming its Rightful Place On the Bipartisan Pedestral
  As legislative sessions come to a close, states across the country are seeing various proposals to fund major construction projects in hopes of rebuilding infrastructure and creating construction jobs.  While the projects and financial circumstances in each state differs, infrastructure is again reclaiming its place as a reliably...
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May
2014
28

Minnesota Takes Bold Action to Streamline Unfair Labor Practice Process for Public Employees

Minnesota Takes Bold Action to Streamline Unfair Labor Practice Process for Public Employees
  From calling out ALEC to pushing hard for union workers to make up the construction workforce on the Vikings new football stadium project few governors are as worker-friendly as Minnesota’s Mark Dayton.  So perhaps it comes as no surprise that Dayton and the Minnesota Democrats have passed a bill streamlining the collective bargaining...
Oct
2013
3

Striking LiUNA! 563 Cretex Workers Gain MN Gov’s Support, May Be Joined by IUOE Local 49

Striking LiUNA! 563 Cretex Workers Gain MN Gov's Support, May Be Joined by IUOE Local 49
  Workers at the Minnesota company Cretex, represented by LiUNA! Local 563, have been on strike for over 100 days in an attempt to avoid having their retirement packages slashed by 80 percent. The work stoppage has caused road construction delays which Gov. Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Department of Transportation can no longer bare....