“We’ve realized that by signing a contract with Local 139, our business has grown in ways that could never have happened without the union.” Lowell Wolf, President, Wolf Sand & Gravel
“We found it [being a union contractor] has opened some doors for us. We wanted to do more commercial and public works and this has opened us up to working with other contractors.”
Jim Mandt, Mandt Trucking & Excavating
The secret’s out. Becoming a union contractor is one of the best ways to grow and diversify your business. Union contractors are qualified to bid on public infrastructure projects in addition to private and industrial development work. And for contracts requiring prevailing wage rates, you can center your bid around your expertise because wage rates will be the same for all bidders. Union contractors also enjoy the benefits of:
Higher priced labor is not higher priced?
Dwayne McAninch of McAninch Construction explains.
Harold Hacker, Vice President of Hill Environ-
tions, discusses why he uses Local 399 stationary engineers at Trump Tower in Chicago. View the video in the stationary section.
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