MADISON (WORT) — In response to Wisconsin Republicans fast-tracking a Right-to-Work bill, a coalition of labor groups have organized rallies at the Wisconsin State Capitol this week.
The Buzz assembles local labor luminaries to bring you the “State of the Unions.”
All kinds of labor issues popping up lately — Right to Work (for less), massive city and county union re-organization drives, and the intersection of low-wage worker strikes and the Black Lives Matter movement. Barry Eidlin joins the Buzz to put all this into context.
MADISON (WORT) — In his most decisive statement to date, Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) has promised to introduce right-to-work legislation in early 2015. Dylan Brogan reports.
MADISON (WORT) — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents is holding public meetings in Madison this week. A coalition of campus workers plan to crash the party on Friday. Bekah Wilce reports.
MADISON (WORT) — On Wednesday, Rep. Chris Kapenga (R-Delafield) said he’s crafting a right-to-work bill for Wisconsin. Kapenga says a right-to-work bill will increase job growth and incomes for Wisconsin workers. Dylan Brogan reports.