Work & the Economy

USMCA passes on bipartisan vote, Rep. Pocan votes no

The House of Representatives voted today  to ratify a massive trade deal with Mexico and Canada, allowing both House Democrats and the Trump administration...

FoxConn deal appears to be dead

From Urban Milwaukee: On December 12 the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel did a story quoting Foxconn Vice Chairman Jay Lee that the company now had...

UW Hospital nurses seek union recognition 'The nurses are ready to...

Five-and-a-half years after their collective bargaining rights were stripped in the aftermath of Act 10, registered nurses working for the University of Wisconsin Hospital...

Pay raise approval process drags for state workers Lawmakers still haven't...

After several months delay, contracts covering unionized state workers could finally go before state lawmakers for their required review next week. A spokeswoman for state...

Democrats, Trump declare victory on massive trade deal Rep. Kind, AFL-CIO...

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats have worked out key differences with the Trump administration over a massive trade deal, allowing both sides to declare...

Pushing the reset button on state highway project panel Body meets...

Playing catch-up after five years on ice, a state panel on major highway projects has canceled three proposed projects and added no new ones...

Poor Wisconsinites hit again by food stamp cuts Former Gov. Walker...

On Wednesday, the Trump administration finalized a rule change that will make it more difficult for people to get food stamps — a change...

Baldwin-backed bill gives volunteer firefighters housing break

Hoping to attract more rural residents to join their local volunteer fire departments, Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and a bipartisan group of Capitol Hill...

Wisconsin ranks 17th in generosity Groups look at how the states...

On #GivingTuesday, and throughout December, nonprofits focus on charitable giving. It’s the time of year when people think about charitable contributions to reduce their...

Too many things? Christmas commercialism has some saying 'Bah, Humbug!'

While thousands of shoppers prepared to converge this Friday on discount retailers and big box stores to stock up on merchandise for Christmas, Becca...
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