Stories tagged: "Oshkosh Corp"

AOC Gets the USPS to Admit Oshkosh Defense Had No Plans to Create Its New Jobs in Wisconsin

Critics accuse the company of bait and switch for winning a big government contract based on its experienced union workforce—but choosing to create non-union jobs in South Carolina.

Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes speaks at his US Senate campaign launch event July 20, 2021, in Milwaukee. (Photo by Olivia Stern)
This Week on the Senate Campaign Trail

For the week of Feb. 21: Barnes talks business, Nelson criticizes Barnes, Battino drops out to run for a different office.

In this screen image from WISN-TV, Sen. Ron Johnson tells an interviewer he will not lobby Oshkosh Defense to locate an estimated 1,000 new jobs in Wisconsin as part of a new federal contract to build US Postal Service vehicles. The company is planning to create the jobs in South Carolina.
Johnson Gets Hit Again on Refusal to Push for Jobs to Be Created in Oshkosh

Digital ads join billboards and other demands for the senator to persuade Oshkosh Defense to locate 1,000 jobs in Wisconsin instead of South Carolina.