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Racine UAW Workers Go on Strike as Company Reports $4.6 Billion in Revenue

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.

In this June 25, 2020 file photo, a price sign is displayed at a retail store as a store employee wears a mask while working in Niles, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
State Democrats Propose Greater Healthcare Coverage for Small-Business Workers

Lower-income childless adults would also have access to a basic health plan if the proposal could pass the Legislature.

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The Pandemic Has Increased Worker Value Among Employers, but Help Still Needed to Address Shortage

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. is working with the Evers Administration to invest $100 million in community infrastructure to attract more workers to state.

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Employee Who Lost His Job to Layoff Calls Out Johnson for Backing Corporations Over Workers

Hufcor employee lost his job of 14 years after company announced it was moving operations from Janesville to Mexico.

Emanuel Montalvo cuts Aaron Feria's hair on Oct. 12 at The Lounge Barbershop in Arcadia. The barbershop is one of a growing number of Latino-owned businesses in the Trempealeau County city that is home to a fast-growing Latino population. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
As Latino Populations Increase, Communities Are Also Seeing a Growth in Latino-owned Businesses

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.

President Joe Biden speaks Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
A $15 Minimum Wage Would Give One-Third of WI Workers a Raise

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.

Foxconn CEO Terry Gou and former Gov. Scott Walker pose for photos before the groundbreaking of the Foxconn Technology Group computer screen plant on June 28, 2018, in Mount Pleasant. President Donald Trump also attended the event. Foxconn had committed to building a $10 billion plant and creating 13,000 Wisconsin jobs. Two years later, neither has happened. (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images)
Foxconn Says It Doesn’t Want to Meet Contract Stipulations, but Still Wants Taxpayer Money

The offer comes after the state denied all tax credits for the floundering project.