Work & the Economy

Former Comet Cafe workers protest seeking severance pay and support The...

Former workers of Milwaukee’s Comet Cafe are putting continued pressure on the owners of the restaurant after scores of employees were fired or let...

‘14,000 attempts’: Balky technology, expiring benefits worry workers, state leaders

Congress is continuing to squabble over whether to extend a federal supplement to unemployment insurance and if they do, by how much. But as they...

Frostman: DWD is working to get SSDI claims in motion Says...

Wisconsin workers who also collect federal disability payments and have lost work hours because of COVID-19 should start applying for federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance...

U.S. okays special unemployment pay for disability recipients Letter from Labor...

After weeks of waiting and being told no, laid-off Wisconsin workers who also collect federal disability payments got some better news on Monday: They,...

Small farms get most of first round of COVID-19 aid; 2nd...

Nearly 12,000 Wisconsin farmers shared in the first round of aid from a special state program to support farmers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Disabled, jobless and waiting for unemployment compensation DWD seeks permission to...

Karen Smith was receiving Social Security disability payments and working part-time as a grocery clerk when the COVID-19 pandemic began spreading in Wisconsin. Smith, who...

PSC halts plan to let power companies disconnect customers behind on...

A month and a half after announcing it would let utility companies go back to cutting off service to people behind on their bills...

State officials to begin review of Foxconn jobs report Audited documents...

Foxconn — and Wisconsin — are another step closer to learning whether the Taiwan-based company will qualify for a portion of the $3 billion...

Working Wisconsin faces new challenges in the COVID-19 pandemic Report...

The COVID-19 pandemic imposed significant new hardships on American workers — and it’s exposed just how much hardship many of them have been enduring...

Madison, Milwaukee groups join in observing Strike for Black Lives

Hospital workers knelt in silence in Madison and fast food workers walked out in Milwaukee as a coalition of unions and community activists marked...
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