Work & the Economy

Landlord groups to apartment owners: Hit ‘pause’ on evictions

While a state moratorium on evictions ended two weeks ago, two apartment associations are urging landlords to hold off on expelling tenants who are...

Union wants insurer to keep work in Madison, not send it...

The COVID-19 pandemic led Madison-based CUNA Mutual Group to bring some of its work back to Wisconsin after having outsourced it overseas several years...

When being sick prompts fears of being fired ‘No-fault’ absence policies...

In late May, Mike Jackson collapsed on the job at Briggs & Stratton’s factory on Milwaukee’s Northwest Side. A few days later, on May...

Urban Milwaukee pushes through fire at its office

Urban Milwaukee continues to recover after a fire damaged it’s entire office space on N. Milwaukee St. in the Cream City. According to a...

New York Times says Wisconsin farmers among top beneficiaries of Trump...

A  front-page story in the print edition of The New York Times on Monday reports that Wisconsin has received more farm aid from the...

Before the COVID-19 crash, state’s job picture was mixed BLS puts...

 Newly available data on Wisconsin jobs in the last quarter of 2019 paints a mixed picture, with growth in the state’s stronger regions and...

State economic forecast portends a slow recovery after pandemic crash

Wisconsin’s economy and the nation’s are headed for a slow recovery that will take more than three years to approach pre-COVID-19 pandemic conditions, the...

Foxconn audit report delayed two months

An audit of Foxconn’s 2019 jobs report has been put off until mid-July, with the auditors blaming the state’s COVID-19 pandemic conditions, according to...

DNR declares it will resume scrutiny of high-capacity wells

After four years in which environmental advocates say the state Department of Natural Resources was left powerless to regulate high-capacity wells, the agency will...

Wisconsin small business grant applications to open June 15

Wisconsin will take applications for the state’s COVID-19-related "We're All In" grant program for small businesses starting Monday, June 15, with a deadline of...
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