Abigail Leavins is a student journalist at UW-Madison. Her writing has been featured in the Cap Times, NBC15, WORT, the Madison Commons, and the Badger Herald student newspaper. Her primary interests for coverage are protests, unions and rallies.
Dozens of Madison Starbucks employees at two Madison Starbucks locations walked out of work Thursday and gathered outside stores to protest what they described as unfair treatment. They joined workers at over 200 Starbucks outlets across the country in the walkout, according to Evan McKenzie, a Starbucks barista and intern with the union Starbucks Workers […]
Teachers in Madison have been only working contract hours this week, hoping to draw attention to deteriorating wages and working conditions during Teacher Appreciation Week. Michael Jones, the president of the Madison Teachers Union, or MTI said teachers are underpaid for the amount of work they do, which is why they have been “reclaiming their […]