Labor News


Wisconsin companies join the fight against right-to-work-for-less

Businesses even say they will move out of state in order to avoid the law's negative effects on their bottom lines.


Wisconsin GOP continues its “right-to-work” steamroller

Republicans aren't slowing down their steamroller despite widespread opposition that continued this week from all quarters in Wisconsin.


Wisconsin governor swings budget axe

A massive fight-back has already begun, and even some long-time Republican legislators are questioning the wisdom of the Walker budget.


Wisconsin workers again battle Walker’s anti-labor steamroller

Trashing promises to provide a fair hearing, the Republican leader of Wisconsin's state Senate labor committee rammed through a bill that would make union shops illegal.


Wisconsin’s Walker worries as workers organize

In U.S. elections, incumbent governors have an 80 percent chance of being re-elected. So why is Scott Walker having such a difficult time convincing voters to give him a second term?


Palermo’s agrees to reinstate eight fired workers

The company also has agreed to post a notice informing workers of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act and to hold a union election.


Milwaukee low wage workers walk off the job

Taking their cue from workers in St. Louis, Chicago, New York and Detroit, fast food workers took to the streets of Milwaukee on Wednesday in a one-day work stoppage to demand a $15.00 an hour wage.


Students and pizza workers unite!

The University of Wisconsin at Madison has been at the center of an ongoing dispute between workers rights activists and the Palermo's frozen pizza company.


More firms challenge NLRB’s right to rule on their cases

 Two more companies have dragged the NLRB into federal appellate courts, questioning the agency's right to rule in their labor-management disputes because NLRB allegedly lacked a quorum.


Wisconsin dairy workers lose their livelihoods

Wisconsin is the state known as 'America's Dairyland', but this month it ran out of milk.

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