(WORT) — Republicans from around Wisconsin and even Illinois were in Milwaukee Tuesday night to witness the GOP presidential debate. Close to a 1,000 protesters also flocked to downtown Milwaukee to take part in the media circus.
As the push for a $15 minimum wage for fast-food workers continues in many major U.S. cities, the idea has taken up roots here in Dane County, albeit in a slightly different form.
On Wednesday, workers across the country protested for a $15 minimum wage and the right to unionize.
Did you know that Wisconsin’s current minimum wage is $7.25 an hour? Is this truly a living wage? Can a state law force Governor Walker to increase the minimum wage? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
MADISON — Protesters pushing for a higher minimum wage gathered on the steps of the Wisconsin State Capitol Tuesday evening.
People around the state will get a chance to weigh in on what a job should be worth. Meanwhile, the state of Wisconsin is rewarding companies for shipping jobs out of state. Citizen Action’s Robert Kraig tells us more.