Over 400 UW classified workers do not make the Madison living wage and over 900 make under $15 an hour. The typical Wisconsin state employee has taken a 22% wage cut in the past six years. Graduate student workers have seen a take-home pay decrease of 15.2% since 2002.
An embarrassingly high number of campus employees don't make a living wage!
The University has money for building expansions, more deans, new facilities, but not workers? It's time to invest in the workers of this campus.
MADISON, Wis. (WSAU) -- Leaders of four Wisconsin business associations spoke out against mandatory minimum wage hikes Wednesday.
Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce, the National Federation of Independent Business, the Wisconsin Restaurant Association, and The Wisconsin Grocers Association held a press conference in Madison explaining their opposition to a mandatory increase of the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour.
When it comes to redistricting, we have a simple request. We’d like a hearing.
Today, we’re using Post-Crescent Media’s editorial voice as part of a statewide effort to urge our lawmakers to take the first steps on redistricting reform. We’re asking them to schedule hearings on Assembly Bill 185 and Senate Bill 163 when they return to Madison this fall.
A group of self-identified conservatives say they plan to sabotage the effort to recall Wisconsin GOP Gov. Scott Walker , which begins on Tuesday, by burning and shredding recall petitions they've collected and misleading Wisconsinites about the recall process.
Wisconsin voters have shown time and time again that they are not extremists. Voters in largely Republican areas of the state sent a message in recent days that the actions of those in charge of state government have been too extreme by voting for greater moderation.
MILWAUKEE — A fight brewing over beer in Wisconsin pits the growing market of craft brewers against a large, well-known brewer.
A group of craft brewers say a proposal being supported by MillerCoors, the Wisconsin Beer Distributors Association, Tavern League of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Grocers Association and others would limit smaller brewers’ ability to expand and could limit them from getting beer to consumers in the future.