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.
On Tuesday October 30, our host Aaron Perry spoke with Professor of Transborder Studies and History at Arizona State University Matt Garcia, author of From the Jaws of History: The Triumph and Tragedy of Cesar Chavez and the Farm Worker Movement. He speaks about Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers. With his family’s background […]