For many, Labor Day means a break from work, an opportunity to see family and to grill out. Another Madison tradition?Laborfest on Madison Labor Temple grounds. Labor leaders, union members and supporters of labor from the area gathered yesterday for the annual festival. WORT student reporter Casey McCabe was there.
As his poll numbers continue to slip in the 2016 Republican presidential primary race, Governor Scott Walker is promising a host of new national policies targeting labor unions. At a speech in Las Vegas Monday, Walker called for a nationwide right-to-work law, dismantling the National Labor Relations Board, and eliminating unions for federal employees. To dissect this announcement by Walker, we turn to Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Patrick Marley
MADISON (WORT) — During a campaign speech in Las Vegas Monday, Governor Scott Walker promised–if elected president–to eliminate federal employee unions and to push for right-to-work legislation in every state.
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.
Aaron Eick, Vice President of Racine Education Association, joins Buzz host Tony Castaneda to talk about the recent lobbying effort by the Racine Education Association and the Racine Educational Assistants Association to retain a role in shaping teaching and learning conditions in the Employee Handbook.
MADISON (WORT) — Wisconsin is slated to become the latest state to pass controversial right-to-work legislation. Dylan Brogan recaps Wisconsin’s swift and often bitter debate over right-to-work from start to finish.