Build it Better.

Build it Union.

Who We Are

Wisconsin LECET is founded on the principle that Labor Management Cooperation is the key to success in the construction industry.  Our mission is to identify, develop, and promote issues of mutual benefit and concern to both labor and management.  Our goal is to make our members more productive and our signatory contractors more competitive.

Who We Are

Wisconsin LECET is a joint labor – management initiative governed by a board of trustees from both labor and management. Our primary focus is to promote our signatory contractors in partnership with a highly skilled and productive labor workforce to increase union market share in the construction industry.

Together we share in a long and proud tradition that improves the quality of life for families throughout Wisconsin by providing highly skilled career opportunities with competitive benefit and wage packages.  We promote and foster goodwill and economic development through construction projects within local communities that are built by union contractors.

Wisconsin LECET  keeps a close eye on the future.  We not only establish standards, but raise the bar to identify, preserve, and expand programs essential to labor and management’s success.


Build It Better.  Build It Union.


Our Trustees

Our Trustees

Wisconsin LECET is governed by a board of Labor and Management Trustees that embodies the partnerships necessary to get the job done in today’s construction market. The Trustees bring a wealth of experience and knowledge that has proven invaluable in steering Wisconsin LECET’s operations in a way that provides joint benefits for LIUNA, its members, and its signatory contractors.

John Schmitt, Chair



John Schmitt , Chair
Wisconsin Laborers District Council General President
Anthony Neira
Laborers' Local 113 Business Manager
Clark Jensen
Laborers' Local 140 Business Manager
Jeff Dehnhoff
Laborers' Local 268 Business Manager
Kelly Buss
Laborers' Local 330 Business Agent
Daniel Burke
Laborers' Local 464 Business Manager
Robert Barker
AGC Wisconsin Chapter Executive Vice President
David Bechthold
Zenith Tech, Inc. Chief Financial Officer
Paul Gehl
Lunda Construction Company Executive Vice President (Retired)
Brad Huston
R.G. Huston Company President
William Kennedy
Rock Road Companies, Inc. President
Phillip Purpero
C.W. Purpero, Inc. President

What We Do

LECET provides powerful resources to expand market
opportunities for LIUNA and signatory contractors.

We implement programs to partner our Signatory Contractors with our Union Membership

Contractor Spotlight
Contractor Spotlight
Click to find out more about our featured contractor Fowler and Hammer.
Featured Project
Featured Project
Click here to see which one of our employer partners is the construction manager for the new Buck’s Arena in downtown Milwaukee.

Click the Calendar above to see upcoming events that Wisconsin LECET will be attending.

Wisconsin Laborers District Council
Wisconsin Laborers District Council
The Wisconsin Laborers District Council website provides access to wage rates, agreements and the contractor database.  The contractor database is searchable by region, scope of work and agreement.  The site also contains online forms, applications and other important resources.
Apprenticeship & Training
Apprenticeship & Training
Wisconsin Laborers are in the business of adding value to a construction operation by meeting the demand for a skilled, safe and productive workforce. That’s why we work with contractors to provide the best and most diverse apprenticeship and training opportunities available.  For more information visit their website.