Work & the Economy

‘We’re All In’ goes another round for small business aid Pandemic...

There’s a new short-term respite coming for small businesses struggling to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic. A second round of “We’re All In” grants...

The progressive policy proposal in the deep red 5th Congressional District...

Tom Palzewicz is running as a Democrat against one of the most well known and powerful Republicans in the Wisconsin State Legislature, Senate Majority...

Report offers guarded optimism for manufacturing comeback But COVID-19 pandemic remains...

Wisconsin manufacturing is recovering from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has strained shipping schedules but also given a boost to domestic suppliers...

Cleveland debate: Fact checking claims from Trump, Biden

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden squared off in their first General Election debate in Cleveland on Tuesday night. There were plenty...

Briggs & Stratton’s demise: greed, mismanagement, blaming others "Success in manufacturing...

Just days before filing for bankruptcy in July, Milwaukee’s Briggs & Stratton Corp., at one time the largest producer of small engines in the...

Less than 1% of callers seeking unemployment got through Amid a...

Telephone calls from people seeking unemployment compensation in Wisconsin so overwhelmed the state’s system in the first three and a half months of the...

Evers fires DWD chief over unemployment comp woes

The embattled head of the state’s labor department quit Friday on orders of Gov. Tony Evers amid continued delays in Wisconsin’s unemployment compensation system,...

PSC extends moratorium on utility shutoffs again

With COVID-19 cases continuing to spike, the Public Service Commission is continuing the agency’s ban on utility shutoffs, this time until Nov. 1. Commissioners voted...

Wisconsin jobs come back, but at a slower pace

Unemployment in Wisconsin dipped again in August, but the state still had more than 200,000 fewer jobs than a year ago, according to data...

Big Ten football, pandemic and politics collide as UW’s Blank testifies...

Update: The Big 10 announced Wednesday morning that the football season will resume Oct. 23-24, with stringent medical protocols in place. University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor...
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