WORT 89.9FM Madison · Governor Tony Evers And Democratic Lawmakers Endorse UW-Health Nurse Union Nurses, lawmakers, and healthcare workers gathered on the capitol steps in front of a crowd of over 50 people this past Saturday in Madison. The Nurses Week Speak Out was coordinated to support the organizing nurses at UW-Health and encourage the […]
Workers at Oakwood Village, a retirement community and assisted living facility in Madison, are currently in contract negotiations with management. The workers are members of SEIU Healthcare Wisconsin, and their current contract is set to expire at the end of this month. Virgie Burton is a certified nursing assistant at Oakwood and a part of […]
Members of Madison Teachers Inc. and the union face huge challenges as the beginning of the school year approaches. First there is the question of when and how to open schools safely. Second, there is the issue of properly funding the schools, including the new costs associated with protecting students and teachers from the virus. […]
Two bills announced today could change the working conditions for state and municipal employees. Ron Martin is an 8th grade teacher in Eau Claire. He is also the president of the Wisconsin Education Association Council. He says the dismantling of collective bargaining, a key policy of former Governor Scott Walker enacted in 2011, has led […]
(WORT) — Former State Senator Tim Cullen is out with a new book chronicling his experience during the tumultuous passage of Governor Scott Walker’s Act 10.
MADISON (WORT) — During a campaign speech in Las Vegas Monday, Governor Scott Walker promised–if elected president–to eliminate federal employee unions and to push for right-to-work legislation in every state.