The Madison Common Council has agreed to decrease the limitations on establishing housing cooperatives, or co-ops, throughout the city. At their February 2nd meeting, they passed a new ordinance that will make it easier for new co-ops to be built in areas where they could not previously. Before this ordinance, many of those looking to […]
Following up on our program about Willy Street Co-op workers last month, today Allen checks in with three elected members of the union bargaining committee—Angelica Engel, Holly Schaefer, and David Droster—to get updates on the negotiation process and to discuss the struggle for workers’ rights since the enactment of Act 10. Angelica Engel works in […]
Back in September, the workers of Willy Street Co-op voted overwhelmingly to unionize, joining the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America and forming UE Local 1186. On this episode, we hear from Willy Street workers and union bargaining team members Thayer Reed and Demi Brock-Montgomery about the collective bargaining process and labor conditions […]
It’s time for the Spring Green Lantern Eating Co-op Banquet! 5-20$ sliding scale suggested donation, none will be turned away for lack of funds! Food and Music are basic human rights! All donations go to pay for food and to pay our amazing entertainers. We will have an amazing 5 course menu, including desserts! Omnivore/vegetarian/vegan/gluten […]
Emily and fellow Polka! Press member Lesley Numbers joined the Monday Buzz to share what makes printmaking so unique and to give us the lowdown on their upcoming fundraiser, set for Sunday, July 12th at 1019 Williamson Street.
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.