Health care workers strike, Dairy cow handling

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Dairy cows graze on a Wisconsin farm
Dairy cows graze at the Paris Farm in Belleville, Wisconsin in 2018. Finn Ryan/University of Wisconsin-Madison

A labor relations expert brings up to speed on the worker’s strike at Kaiser Permanente. Then, we talk to a Wisconsin researcher about her new tool that helps farmer’s practice proper cow handling.

Featured in this Show

  • What's behind the Kaiser Permanente health care worker strike

    We talk with an expert in labor relations about the massive multi-state Kaiser Permanente health worker walkout that began Wednesday. We’ll also look at an ongoing nurse strike at Robert Wood Johnson University Medical Center, and how the grievances voiced compare with what we’ve seen in the ongoing discussions around wages, transparency, and retention issues between the UW nurses union and UW Health.

  • How Wisconsin farmers handle cows to promote safety and animal welfare

    How farmers handle their cows can have a big impact on their health and safety. We talk to a Wisconsin researcher who developed a new tool to help farmer’s practice better methods.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Rebecca Givan Guest
  • Jennifer Van Os Guest

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