Back in September, the Monday Buzz talked with organizers and strikers who participated in the Madison fast food walkout, part of a national strike aimed at organizing the fast-food industry. Madison Workers Organizing Committee, who organized the local action, has continued to work with workers who walked off the job this summer. Some workers are […]
MADISON (WORT) –On Labor Day, President Barack Obama argued for the continued importance of labor unions and joked about the 2016 GOP presidential hopefuls, including Governor Scott Walker. Darien Lamen reports.
MADISON (WORT) — In solidarity with the victim, community members are organizing an event to take back the bike path this Thursday night. Participants will gather at 7:00 PM on the Capital City bike path behind Mickey’s Tavern in Madison, near the corner of Williamson and Dickinson Streets. Darien Lamen reports.
MADISON (WORT) — A controversial ban on sleeping outside the Madison City-County Building went into effect at 5 p.m. Thursday. The Madison-Area Urban Ministry organized a news conference in front of the building as the sun went down and temperatures dropped. Darien Lamen reports.
MADISON (WORT) –A plan to lure more out-of-state students to Wisconsin is making waves at UW-Madison. Administrators have asked the Board of Regents to waive the enrollment limit for nonresident undergraduate students at the flagship university. The request has sparked criticism from those who say the revenue-generating strategy will have hidden costs. Darien Lamen reports.
MADISON (WORT) — Wisconsin is now the only state that hasn’t yet released full information on health insurance rates for the coming year. Some are saying regulators aren’t doing enough to hold insurance companies accountable. Darien Lamen reports.