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Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce Veterans in Workforce Summit September 27, 2019

Construction Business Group’s Mindy Mulryan and Operating Engineer’s Leroy Miller attended Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce’s Veterans in the Workforce Summit at the Baird Conference Center in Milwaukee on Friday, September 27th.  Attendees heard from Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Secretary Caleb Frostman and Division Administrator of Department of Veterans Affairs Donald Placidi. 

CBG redoubles efforts to root out misclassification

If drywall and flooring could talk, it’d probably have a dark story to tell about Wisconsin’s ongoing construction boom. Behind projects big and small, say people close to the industry, there thrives an underground economy made up of contractors who cheat their workers out of wages and benefits to deliver projects on time and under budget.

Veterans in the Skilled Trades Workforce

Last month, Mindy Mulryan, workforce development/project specialist with Construction Business Group, attended the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce event hosted by Entercom in Hales Corner. The panel topic was ‘Veterans in the Skilled Trades Workforce’.  Panelists shared information on how they assist in transitioning veterans from military life to civilian work; how they connect with… Read more »

Badger Yellow Ribbon Outreach

Leroy Miller, Business Agent for IUOE Local 139, and Dan Eckstrom, Human Resources Business Partner at Walbec Group, recently attended a National Guard Reintegration event in Milwaukee for 100 returning military members and their families. Leroy and Dan, themselves both veterans, were able to share their personal stories and promote the great career opportunities available… Read more »