Happy Labor Day! In honor the holiday we got a Labor Day special, featuring AFSCME member Rick Marx. Marx is a Local 6000 leader and member of the Council 32 Executive Board. Hear from local union members on what the unions have and have not done for them and the state of the labor movement.
MADISON (WORT) — On Saturday, 800 people assembled on the Library Mall to protest proposed cuts to the University of Wisconsin system. Helena White was there.
On MLK Day, we hear from the man himself — Martin Luther King, Jr. in his last speech from Memphis 1968.
MADISON (WORT) — Many public employees were surprised to learn that Dane County Executive Joe Parisi will be terminating their union contracts for 2015 and 2016.
MADISON (WORT) — After a week-long skirmish between the Common Council and Mayor Paul Soglin, the City of Madison has adopted a 2015 budget. Dylan Brogan reports.