What does the closing of Pierce’s Northside Market mean for residents in the area? What’s the landscape for food justice issues as they relate to economic and racial justice look like in Madison? Today Karma Chavez hosts a round table on food justice, race and gentrification with Beverly Hutcherson, Carmen Evanco and Jackson Foote. In […]
The Willy Street Co-op has been a fixture on Madison’s eastside since 1974. The growing grocery co-operative added a second location in Middleton in 2010. The Willy Street Co-op has also been a loyal business underwriter of WORT 89.9 FM Community Radio. Why have they been such a longtime WORT supporter, I wondered. So I […]
MADISON (WORT) — A vote on whether to form a union at the Willy Street Co-op will proceed in the next month, but only for workers at the the Willy Street Co-op’s west side store in Middleton. Dylan Brogan reports.
Wayde Lawler and Tim Ruddy are both workers at the Willy Street Co-op and against the unionization effort there; they join 8 O’Clock Buzz host Tony Castaneda to explain their position.
The Buzz assembles local labor luminaries to bring you the “State of the Unions.”
Andrew Sernettinger, a worker at Willy West and a union organizer, and Harry Richards, a Willy Street Co-op member and union supporter, talk with Tony Castaneda about the ongoing organizing effort.