Stories tagged: "labor rights"


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.

Clayton Rud (right) and another Raven Software employee hold up signs outside of the Raven offices as they demand the reinstatement of the people facing layoffs next month. (Photo by JT Cestkowski)
Workers Protest Sudden Layoffs at Middleton-Based ‘Call of Duty’ Developer

Raven Software quality assurance employees say they’ll be let go in January in a move aimed at “saving pennies.”

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GOP Killing a Wisconsin Wage Law Didn’t Save Money, It Just Gave Construction CEOs a Raise

The 2017 repeal of prevailing wage rules resulted in fewer local contractors getting work, declining blue-collar wages, yet no savings for state government.

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Labor Organizers: Here’s How McDonald’s Could Really Show It Believes Black Lives Matter

Fight for $15 and union organizers want the corporation to pledge $61.2 million to cover 10% of workers for additional sick leave for two weeks.

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‘CEOs Don’t Care About Our Lives’: These Essential Workers Are Walking Off Their Jobs Today

It's International Workers' Day, and these employees are fighting for their rights.