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Cabinet Secretary Resigns Over Ongoing Unemployment Backlog

Caleb Frostman resigns Friday at governor’s request.

Phil Swanhorst, president of the Greater West Central Area Labor Council, which serves nine counties in west-central Wisconsin, said the coronavirus pandemic this year has shown the value of the many essential workers who often are taken for granted. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Pandemic Reminds Us How Important Workers Are on Labor Day

Pandemic shows us the value of essential workers, but it also prevents the gatherings that would show appreciation.

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Concerns Over State’s Economic Fallout Grow as $600 Unemployment Boost Set to Expire

President Trump’s administration wants to cap payments at 70 percent of a worker’s pre-pandemic earnings.

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State Democrats Seek Republican Support for Package of Unemployment Benefit Bills

Proposal comes as unemployment for June drops to 8.5 percent and backlog hovers around 141,000 unemployment claims.

Wisconsin Women Make the Case Against Trump's Reelection at DNC
Biden Will Unveil a $700 Billion Economic Plan Today. Here’s How to Watch.

“The vice president believes it’s not the time to just build it back the way things were before ... it’s time to imagine and build a new American economy for the next generation.”

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Briggs & Stratton, Under Fire With Allegations of Unsafe Conditions, Ships 200 Jobs Out of Wisconsin

Move to New York comes shortly after approving millions in cash awards for several executives.

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GOP Did Little to Fix Backlog Six Years Ago

GOP-led Committee to hold 11 a.m. hearing on system failures, say DEMS to blame.