Stories tagged: "labor"


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Clean Energy Is the Future—But to Get the Most Out of It, Wisconsin Workers Should Build the Infrastructure

Green energy requires fewer workers to operate, so it’s vital that construction for these industries be done by local workers with high quality standards.

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.

Aspires is a health care provider that operates multiple hospitals and clinics across northern and central Wisconsin.
Nurses Up North Push for Better Pay Amid Pandemic Demands

Nurses at a major Wisconsin health network are demanding higher wages and better working conditions after two years of a pandemic and staffing shortages. 

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.”

Downtown Milwaukee janitors secured a new union contract that guarantees a $15 minimum wage and lets any janitor in the greater Milwaukee area union-eligible. (Photo courtesy of MASH)
Wisconsin’s Labor Movement is Having a Big Moment

As Labor Day 2021 rolls around, Wisconsin workers face their greatest opportunity for wage growth and unionization in years.

Downtown Milwaukee janitors secured a new union contract that guarantees a $15 minimum wage and lets any janitor in the greater Milwaukee area union-eligible. (Photo courtesy of MASH)
New Union Contract for Milwaukee Janitors Could Be a Model for the State’s Whole Service Industry

A local union leader hopes the new labor agreement serves as a baseline for all service workers in greater Milwaukee.

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Minimum Wage Workers Say, ‘I Wonder How I’m Going to Make It,’ as Candidates Debate

Biden offers first pay raise in 11 years while Trump threatens a veto and offers tax cuts.