Results tagged with 'labor'
Published April 5, 2016
Striking - like what happened in Chicago on Friday with the Chicago Teachers Union - or sick-outing as a teacher is a tricky business. Some may choose to strike and speak out against political decisions - but what about the students left behind?
Published Nov. 5, 2011
Faced with uncertainty, MGAA rallies around its members and pushes back at the effects of Wisconsin's Act 10. "We have the right to exist, whether or not the state of Wisconsin makes it easy or difficult for us. For people who are new to unions or Wisconsin, it can be pretty confusing," says Meghan McDonald, treasurer.
Published Aug. 26, 2009
The question is being asked at dinner tables and water coolers throughout Wisconsin: Why would those union workers at Mercury Marine's Fond du Lac plant vote against the company's last contract proposal?
Published Nov. 26, 2008
November has been a terrible, terrible month for southeastern Wisconsin's economy. In case you haven't been keeping track, here's a sampling of the local carnage that has happened so far this month.
Published March 22, 2008
While everyone is talking about a possible recession, teenagers face very unique circumstances when it comes to juggling money, a job and all the other items on their plate.
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Since we first started using term “surplus productivity” to ascribe the current state of the US economy back in 2006is , many people have asked us to explain it to them in terms that they can use. Since everybody is different, here are just a few different ways to look at it in no par...
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