Lots of talk about the minimum wage lately, but what about those folks who work for nothing? Unpaid internships are on the rise but may be soon curtailed in the federal courts. The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism’s Matthew Barnidge brings us the story.
Corporate Retaliation on Fast-Food Strikers
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 Fast Food Workers Walk Out
On Thursday, August 29th, workers in fast food restaurants in sixty cities across the country walked off the job in the largest such strike in the nation’s history. Here in […]
Wisconsin's Fast Food Strike in Context
Michael Wilder is the Community Coalition Coordinator for Wisconsin Jobs Now. He is also the Chair of the Wisconsin African-American Roundtable. Michael joined Brian Standing on Labor Day to talk […]