New farm union president explains challenges, Equal Rights Division manager discusses discrimination

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José is one of an estimated 5,000 immigrant dairy workers in Wisconsin. Robert Gutsche Jr./ Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism

The new Wisconsin Farmers Union president describes issues today’s farmers face. Then, we speak with the state’s Equal Rights Division manager about discriminatory complaints.

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin Farmers Union president talks challenges to small farms, dairy policy

    The Wisconsin Farmers Union elected board member Rick Adamski as its president earlier this month. We speak with the union’s president about priorities for the organization going into 2022.

  • State Equal Rights Division manages discrimination complaints on employment, housing and civil rights

    We hear from the top administrator with the state’s Department of Workforce Development Equal Rights Division about the agency’s work to help employees and residents with their discrimination and civil rights complaints, including a new online complaint filing system.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Steven Potter Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Rick Adamski Guest
  • Jesús Villa Guest

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