WMC Statement on Right to Work Decision

In response to today’s order from District 3 of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals granting a stay of Dane County Judge Foust’s decision to strike down Wisconsin’s Right to Work law, WMC Senior Vice President of Government Relations, Scott Manley, … Continued

Overtime Rules – Government Interference in the Workplace

By Chris Reader Director of Health and Human Resources Policy Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce This week, President Obama’s Department of Labor moved forward with extensive changes to the nation’s overtime regulations. The stated intent of the new rule is to … Continued

WMC Opposes Obama Overtime Rule

Government Mandated Wage Increases Will Kill Jobs, Stifle Growth Madison – Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, the state’s chamber, today blasted a proposal from the U.S. Department of Labor to mandate more than $1 billion in overtime for businesses across the … Continued

May 19, 2016 – WMC Transportation Committee Meeting

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce 501 E. Washington Ave. Madison, WI 53703 9 a.m. counsel report staff report Contact Jason Culotta if you want to participate in the conference call. AGENDA 9 a.m.    Call to Order Introductions – Jason Culotta, Senior … Continued

Attorney General Opinion Upholds Major Regulatory Reform

Today’s opinion gives greater certainty to Wisconsin’s regulated industries MADISON – Attorney General Brad Schimel today released a formal opinion on a major regulatory reform that ended implied agency authority to regulate. Schimel issued the formal opinion at the request … Continued

WMC Urges Appeals Court to Restore Right-to-Work Law

Wisconsin Chamber Files Amicus Brief to Overturn Dane County Judge MADISON – Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, the state’s chamber of commerce, is asking an appeals court to restore Right-to-Work in Wisconsin and reverse a Dane County judge who found the … Continued

Thirty-two Wisconsin Companies Nominated for Environment Awards

Employers Provide Leadership on Environmental Stewardship, Innovation, and Sustainability Madison – Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce announced 32 Wisconsin companies have been nominated for the prestigious Business Friend of the Environment Awards. The 2016 Business Friend of the Environment Awards are … Continued

Hydraulic Fracturing Debate Hits Close to Home

By Lucas Vebber Director of Environmental and Energy Policy Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Wisconsin jobs will be decimated if Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton have their way on hydraulic fracturing (sometimes referred to as “fracking”), a process that has helped … Continued

WMC Statement on Right to Work Lawsuit

Madison – Today a Dane County judge struck down 2015 Act 1, Wisconsin’s Right to Work law. WMC Senior Vice President of Government Relations, Scott Manley, issued the following statement in response to the judge’s decision: “The judge’s ruling is … Continued