June 30, 2014 - 6:30pm
Workers unions are ending at University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics -- three years after state lawmakers passed a law restricting collective bargaining.
June 27, 2014 - 6:00pm
Above, gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke during an appearance on Wisconsin Public Television's "Here and Now." Image courtesy of WPT.
While Gov. Scott Walker is full speed ahead on the proposed iron ore mine in the Penokee Range of northern Wisconsin, his Democratic challenger Mary Burke wants to put on the brakes.
June 19, 2014 - 10:15am
Wisconsin ranked 37th in the nation in private-sector job growth in 2013, trailing the United States as a whole and most of its Midwest neighbors, according to a state report.
April 24, 2014 - 10:15am
State lawmakers approved two measures relating to University of Wisconsin pay and personnel Monday: the UW will have its own personnel systems separate from the rest of state government, and senior executives could get big pay increases.
April 18, 2014 - 4:00pm
A federal appeals court has upheld Wisconsin's “Act 10,” which restricts the right of public unions to to collectively bargain. The attorney for labor unions in the case says the ruling sends a troubling message.
April 10, 2014 - 3:00pm
The WPR-St. Norbert Survey shows that a majority of Republicans, Democrats and Independents all support raising the minimum wage to some higher amount, if not $10.10 per hour.
April 4, 2014 - 11:15am
Mary Burke, Democratic candidate for governor
Gov. Scott Walker's Democratic challenger took her jobs message to northeastern Wisconsin Thursday. She says the Republican incumbent isn't doing enough to spur job creation.
March 31, 2014 - 4:15pm
Americans United For Change is taking their bus tour around the country, advocating for an increase to the federal minimum wage.
A bus full of advocates in favor of a minimum wage hike made a stop in Milwaukee Monday afternoon. They're asking Republican lawmakers to vote in favor of raising the wage to $10.10 an hour.
March 26, 2014 - 11:15am
Great Harvest Bread Company employee Robert Stack (center) kneads bread and is a jack-of-all-trades at the new restaurant. He says the job has built up his confidence. Photo: Maureen McCollum/WPR
The state is ramping up efforts to help jobseekers that have a disability. It's part of a national initiative called the "Better Bottom Line" . Robert Stack was the first employee hired at Great Harvest Bread Company in La Crosse. He assembled all the tables and chairs before the restaurant opened...
March 26, 2014 - 10:15am
Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke unveiled a new jobs pledge yesterday while Gov. Scott Walker backed away from his.