Work & the Economy

Coronavirus could give state economy a wallop While illness is muted...

Although the risk in Wisconsin for contracting COVID-19 still remains low, with two confirmed cases as of late Monday, the economic fallout from the...

Coronavirus likely to hit working poor especially hard Lack of access...

As the coronavirus illness known as COVID-19 spreads and fears follow, one segment of the population is especially at risk, according to health experts:...

Columnist: Hiring ‘loophole’ could net Foxconn investment tax credit

Was a year-end surge in hiring at Foxconn Technology Group in Racine County timed to ensure it could collect a $52.5 million tax credit...

UW Hospital nurses rally community support for union drive Allies make...

Amid a standoff between the University of Wisconsin hospital system and nurses who work there over union representation, the pro-union nurses are expanding their...

Evers Cabinet secretaries meet business WMC lobbying day puts aside political...

On the annual lobbying day for the Republican-leaning Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, three cabinet secretaries appointed by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers made a pitch...

Spicing up the political discourse Penzey calls on CEOs to join...

Bill Penzey’s ongoing campaign against President Donald Trump and the Republican Party has taken a new turn, as the famously outspoken Wisconsin spice purveyor...

America’s Dairyland a step behind Minnesota in attempting to rescue the...

Wisconsin had the highest number of farm bankruptcies in the country last year and lost over 40% of its dairy farms in the last...

How a fast-tracked bill got stopped in its tracks Farm group...

A fast-tracked bill that would have given farm groups a virtual veto power over changes to a Wisconsin rule governing large livestock farms has...

Farm relief bills clear Assembly, head for Senate

The state Assembly passed seven bills targeted for farm relief Thursday, sending them to the state Senate to take up when it reconvenes early...

Outlook on manufacturing jobs murky but losses appear stemmed Tariffs have...

Donald Trump’s vow in 2016 to revive Rust Belt manufacturing may get some of the credit for his razor-thin surprise victory in Wisconsin, but...
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