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.
MADISON (WORT) — Labor organizers cancelled this week’s scheduled union election at the Willy Street Co-op. The United Food & Commercial Workers allege unfair labor practices during the union drive and have filed complaints with the National Labor Relations Board. Dylan Brogan reports.