Work & the Economy

Wisconsin newsrooms brace for GateHouse/Gannett merger Fewer papers and more cuts...

As a shareholder vote approaches in three and a half weeks, the pending deal that would make Wisconsin’s largest daily newspaper part of the...

One answer to the labor shortage: end ageism Wisconsin is missing...

You’re welcome, Wisconsin. I’m a Boomer and I’m working.  Now, now, stop. I’m blushing. No need to thank me so effusively.  We have a win-win here....

Giving employees a paid break Everyone needs time off to take...

As a pediatrician, Dr. Sarah Webber cites neuroscience to back up her assertion that paid parental and medical leave are “an investment in our...

Pipeline protest bill has evolved from state to state How GOP...

Bills like the one pending in Wisconsin have passed several states in various forms.

Midwest racial gaps grow New study maps how and why life...

Industrial expansion and unionization helped improve the lives of many black families even in the face of segregation. When industry declined and unions shrank, their fortunes reversed.

Neighbors and activists call for transparency with proposed slaughterhouse One alderman...

Activists and community members filled the Common Council chambers at Milwaukee’s City Hall Tuesday morning, voicing discontent at a proposed slaughterhouse in a predominantly...

Pence Wisconsin visit rescheduled for next week

The on-again, off-again trip to Wisconsin by Vice President Mike Pence to promote the Trump Administration's revised trade agreement with Canada and Mexico is...

Wisconsin’s ‘quantum leap’ into hemp Production here is skyrocketing, but hemp...

Wisconsin is high on hemp. No, not in that way.  While it looks like marijuana and smells like marijuana, hemp does not have enough tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)...

Two weeks later, Perdue controversy continues

Two weeks after U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue visited Wisconsin and made comments about small, family farms and their chance of survival at the...

NAFTA 2.0: ‘The benefits are unclear’ Manufacturer reacts to the latest...

Vice President Mike Pence will visit Wisconsin later this week to promote the Trump administration’s triumphant view of the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, but...
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