Monthly Archives: September 2019

WI Gov. Evers Sets Election Date For U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy’s Seat

WI Gov. Evers has scheduled a special election for January 27 to fill outgoing Republican Rep. Sean Duffy’s northern Wisconsin seat in Congress. Meanwhile, a primary — if required — would take place on Dec. 30. The winner of the special election will serve through the end of 2020 and have to run again in […]

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Rule Revising H-2A Program

The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employment and Training Administration has issued a final rule revising certain aspects of the H-2A program that will allow agricultural employers to advertise for domestic workers online rather than in a newspaper before they turn to foreign guest workers. The final rule, effective on Oct.21, changes the labor market […]

WI DNR Begins PFAS Rulemaking

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce reports that the WI Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has begun the rulemaking process to regulate PFOA/PFOS in groundwater, surface water and drinking water. Governor Evers approved all three scope statements and the Joint Committee for the Review of Administrative Rules ordered Secretary-Designee Preston Cole to hold a preliminary public hearing […]

Register Now For MWFPA’s OSHA 10-Hour Training

MWFPA’s OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Training Course is now taking registrations.  Those interested can register on-line here.  Class size is limited so don’t delay! The course, being held December 2-3, 2019 at the Kalahari Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells, WI, will cover an array of topics designed to satisfy educational requirements. The four elective courses […]