Faculty at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls passed a resolution Wednesday declaring “no confidence” in System President Ray Cross and the UW Board of Regents over their failure to defend robust tenure protections. Darien Lamen reports.
(WORT)–When your neighborhood McDonald’s violates labor law, can the parent corporation be held responsible? When workers demand better working conditions at a Taco Bell, can the store manager make that call without consulting “corporate” first? At the heart of questions like these is the contested nature of the franchisee-franchisor relationship. Last August, the National Labor […]
(WORT) — Members of the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents are set to review a new tenure policy next week. The UW became the center of national attention last year, after the state budget act removed tenure protections from law and gave the Regents the authority to set their own tenure policy. At the time, many claimed academic freedom was under fire from partisan political interests. But with the policy draft now in its final form, was the concern justified? Darien Lamen has more.
(WORT) — Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker delivered the annual State of the State address this week. The Governor was to turn the corner on a failed presidential run in 2015 and lackluster approval ratings.
(WORT) — In response to the attacks in Paris this weekend, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker said Monday, “The State of Wisconsin will not accept new Syrian refugees.”
MADISON (WORT) — Kristian Knutsen talks to Wisconsin State Journal reporter Molly Beck about the swift end to Walker’s presidential campaign and what’s in store for the next three years of his term as governor.