Ten years ago, recently elected Wisconsin governor Scott Walker “dropped the bomb” on public sector workers when he and the Republican legislature eliminated collective bargaining rights for most public sector employees. The effect in Wisconsin has been devastating to public sector unions, with statewide membership in the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, […]
What exactly is Right to Work, and what does it mean for Wisconsin’s workers? Alexia Kulwiec from the School for Workers gives us a legal primer.
A Wisconsin labor history lesson from Ken Germanson.
On Thursday April 4th, host Allen Ruff interviewed Frank Emspak about the state of national labor movements. Frank Emspak is the executive producer of Workers Independent News and producer of the People’s Mic. He also works with Labor Radio at WORT.
On Wednesday, November 21, guest host Liz DiNovella speaks with independent journalist Sarah Jaffe. She is covering the story of a group of Walmart workers who are planning to stage a walkout on Black Friday. The workers planning to walk out are members of a union-backed organization called Organization United for Respect at Walmart, or […]