State leader talks recent bank failures, Milwaukee Tool investigation

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How resilient is Wisconsin’s banking sector? The head of the Department of Financial Institutions explains. Then, we examine allegations made by Chinese prisoners who claim they’ve been forced to make work gloves for a Wisconsin-based tool company.

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  • Milwaukee Tool accused of using forced Chinese prison labor to manufacture some products

    An investigation by Wisconsin Watch found that Milwaukee Tool is using Chinese prisoners to manufacture some of its products for miniscule pay, in violation of U.S. law. We speak to the reporter about how the investigation came about and what she found.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Cheryll Olson-Collins Guest

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