MADISON (WORT) — The Wisconsin Assembly’s Labor Committee heard nearly 12 hours of public comment on proposed right-to-work legislation Monday. Despite the vast majority of testimony being in opposition to the bill, Wisconsin could be a right-to-work state by the end of the week.
Our good friend, Andy Heidt, joins us to talk about his new gig as Executive Director of the Bayfield Foundation — affordable housing, anyone? Andy may also have a few comments about the state of Dane County unions….
Jacque Pokorney and Dave Poklinkoski of IBEW Local 2304 joined Tony Castaneda on the Thursday 8 O’Clock Buzz to talk about Fighting Forward 2013 in Madison. Fighting Forward is a national labor and working class summit. This year, the conference takes place in Madison, Wisconsin. […]
Esty Dinur interviewed Professor Richard D. Wolff about his new book “Occupy the Economy, Challenging Capitalism.” “Today’s economic crisis is capitalism’s worst since the Great Depression. Millions have lost their jobs, homes and healthcare while those who work watch their pensions, benefits and job security decline. As more and more are impacted by the crisis, […]