Work & the Economy

Diseases, pests, hitchhikers and other bad holiday guests The guardians at...

Here are a few things you don’t want to think about this Christmas as you look across the room at your beautiful, live Christmas...

Dawn Crim plays a long game   Evers’ pick to head the...

Dawn Crim toured Europe as a college basketball player, and served as an assistant coach at Penn State and the UW-Madison before Gov. Tony...

USMCA is a failure, and the Democrats know it "We might...

The 1994 version of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was impressively terrible. President Donald Trump said it was the worst trade deal...

Raises, bargaining agreements get the OK, but not $15 an hour

An Assembly committee this week voted to approve six collective bargaining agreements for three Wisconsin government entities with the only union that still negotiates...

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...
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