More than 1,000 workers at CNH International in Wisconsin and Iowa began striking Monday, asking for better benefits as their company rakes in profits.
Lower-income childless adults would also have access to a basic health plan if the proposal could pass the Legislature.
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. is working with the Evers Administration to invest $100 million in community infrastructure to attract more workers to state.
Hufcor employee lost his job of 14 years after company announced it was moving operations from Janesville to Mexico.
The Latino population is the fastest growing in the state, resulting in places like Arcadia — a tiny city in Trempealeau County — seeing a marked increase in Latino-owned businesses, like barbershops and restaurants.
The average affected full-time worker would make $3,500 more annually, with 60% of those affected 25 or older and 61% women, according to Wisconsin Budget Project.
The offer comes after the state denied all tax credits for the floundering project.
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