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Trade Hotel Workers Organizing Union

Trade Hotel Workers Organizing Union

Lead organizer Milwaukee Area Service and Hospitality Workers alleges labor violations.

Murphy’s Law: Milwaukee Becoming More Unionized
Murphy’s Law

Milwaukee Becoming More Unionized

Unions scoring notable victories, not in manufacturing but in the service industry.

Labor Leaders Want 2024 To Be A Big Year for Unions

Labor Leaders Want 2024 To Be A Big Year for Unions

Poll says a supermajority of Americans now say they support unions. Groups hope to deliver more wins for workers.

Lambeau Field Service Workers Seek Union

Lambeau Field Service Workers Seek Union

A National Labor Relations Board-supervised election will be held on Sunday.

‘Inflation-Adjusted’ Deer District Concert Venue Approved

‘Inflation-Adjusted’ Deer District Concert Venue Approved

FPC's proposal for a smaller Deer District concert venue finds unanimous support.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Revised Deer District Concert Hall Gets First Approval
Eyes on Milwaukee

Revised Deer District Concert Hall Gets First Approval

City Plan Commission adds conditions about future hotel site and requires new safety plan.

Will Brewers Subsidy Include Community Benefits Deal?

Will Brewers Subsidy Include Community Benefits Deal?

Bucks agreed to guarantee local employment and union representation.

Eyes on Milwaukee: After $15-Per-Hour Pledge, Museum Gets Zoning Change
Eyes on Milwaukee

After $15-Per-Hour Pledge, Museum Gets Zoning Change

Council members asked for better protections for food service workers.

MKE County: County Public Hearing Debates Sales Tax
MKE County

County Public Hearing Debates Sales Tax

Most speakers favor sales tax hike, citing the specter of massive cuts to government services.

Murphy’s Law: 41% of Milwaukee Workers Have ‘Bad’ Jobs
Murphy’s Law

41% of Milwaukee Workers Have ‘Bad’ Jobs

Study: 100,000 workers in city earn less than $15 per hour, often with no health coverage.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Strongly Supports Northwestern Mutual Deal
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Strongly Supports Northwestern Mutual Deal

City would provide $30 million subsidy for $500 million tower redevelopment.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Board Endorses $30 Million For NM’s $500 Million Tower Project
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Board Endorses $30 Million For NM’s $500 Million Tower Project

Subsidy also includes $10 million for bike, park and street improvements.

Pabst Theater Group Disputes That Union Contract Finalized

Pabst Theater Group Disputes That Union Contract Finalized

Union says contract finalized. Pabst says not quite but won't say why.

Pabst Theater Group Union Approves First Labor Contract

Pabst Theater Group Union Approves First Labor Contract

Following summer unionization vote, new contract includes improved pay rates, expanded labor-management policies

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Approves Fiserv’s Suburb-to-City Move
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Approves Fiserv’s Suburb-to-City Move

Global company will fill former Boston Store, be joined by new downtown Kohl's.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Fiserv’s Move Downtown Is About Attracting ‘Young, Diverse’ Workers
Eyes on Milwaukee

Fiserv’s Move Downtown Is About Attracting ‘Young, Diverse’ Workers

Council committee endorses complicated subsidy for Brookfield company's relocation.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Complicated Fiserv Subsidy Earns First Approval
Eyes on Milwaukee

Complicated Fiserv Subsidy Earns First Approval

Complicated deal includes $7 million for financial company, $4.6 million for neighborhood improvements.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Ahead of Council Votes, FPC Announces Labor Agreements for Concert Venues
Eyes on Milwaukee

Ahead of Council Votes, FPC Announces Labor Agreements for Concert Venues

All jobs at proposed Live Nation-affiliated venues will be performed by union members.

Report Finds Little Economic Impact From Soccer Stadiums

Report Finds Little Economic Impact From Soccer Stadiums

Think tank suggests city should insist on community benefits from subsidized stadium.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Iron District Apartments Subsidy Gets First Approval
Eyes on Milwaukee

Iron District Apartments Subsidy Gets First Approval

Michigan Street Commons would bring 99 units of affordable housing to Westown.

Pabst Theater Group Workers Win Union Election

Pabst Theater Group Workers Win Union Election

94% of bargaining unit votes to be represented by union.

Council Members Asking RNC For $6 Million

Council Members Asking RNC For $6 Million

Milwaukee can't otherwise benefit from convention because of lack of sales or hotel tax.

How Alex Lasry Rose in the Polls

How Alex Lasry Rose in the Polls

Labor support, personal wealth helps Bucks exec in Democratic primary for US Senator.

Bernie Sanders Supports Pabst Unionization

Bernie Sanders Supports Pabst Unionization

Pabst Theater Group CEO Gary Witt donated to Sanders' presidential campaigns.

Pabst Theater Group Refuses Union Recognition

Pabst Theater Group Refuses Union Recognition

Theater group says it will only recognize union after an NLRB election.

Pabst Theater Group Workers Want A Union

Pabst Theater Group Workers Want A Union

Workers at its five venues organizing with Milwaukee Area Service and Hospitality Workers.

Did a Janitors Union Create a Model for Rebuilding the Middle Class?

Did a Janitors Union Create a Model for Rebuilding the Middle Class?

Union contract creates opportunity to expand union representation in Milwaukee County.

Janitors Union Gains $15 Minimum Wage

Janitors Union Gains $15 Minimum Wage

New wage floor as of 2022. Union also secured wider-ranging labor power in the cleaning industry.

Bounce Milwaukee Guarantees Union For Employees

Bounce Milwaukee Guarantees Union For Employees

Labor agreement with Milwaukee Area Service and Hospitality Workers Organization (MASH) guarantees representation.

Unions Seek $15 Wage for All Janitors

Unions Seek $15 Wage for All Janitors

They want $15 starting wage, uniform standards for all janitors, sanitation workers in the county.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Plan To Renovate Every City-Owned Home Gains Traction
Eyes on Milwaukee

Plan To Renovate Every City-Owned Home Gains Traction

Council now embraces Bauman proposal. Barrett's plan will include elements of it.

Janitors Rally for New Union Contract

Janitors Rally for New Union Contract

Demands include a $15 minimum wage and union contracts for all cleaners in Milwaukee.

Murphy’s Law: Lasry Misleads Voters On Minimum Wage
Murphy’s Law

Lasry Misleads Voters On Minimum Wage

U.S. Senate candidate’s claim to back family supporting jobs exaggerates, distorts truth.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Committee Amends Milwaukee Tool Deal
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Committee Amends Milwaukee Tool Deal

Reporting requirements on employee race, gender, residency and wages added.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Barrett Pushes Council To Accept Milwaukee Tool Deal
Eyes on Milwaukee

Barrett Pushes Council To Accept Milwaukee Tool Deal

Council seeking labor agreement for contracted service workers.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Milwaukee Tool Deal Gets First Approval
Eyes on Milwaukee

Milwaukee Tool Deal Gets First Approval

But labor leaders call for community benefits agreement for service sector workers.

Service Union Rallies To Get Out The Vote

Service Union Rallies To Get Out The Vote

“Our work is essential and so are our votes." Union seeks Trump's defeat, $15 minimum wage.

Op Ed: History May Be Written By Wisconsin
Op Ed

History May Be Written By Wisconsin

State’s Democratic leaders writing a national platform to address racial equity that could lead to historic legislation.

Giannis Pledges $100,000 for Fiserv Workers

Contribution to Cavalier Johnson of $50

Giannis Pledges $100,000 for Fiserv Workers

Giannis Pledges $100,000 for Fiserv Workers

The Bucks said they would match their star forward's donation during the league suspension.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Fiserv Forum Workers to Get $15/Hour
Eyes on Milwaukee

Fiserv Forum Workers to Get $15/Hour

Bucks agree to what union hails as "industry-leading, standard-setting contract".

City Hall: Council Pushes Plan for $15/Hour Downtown Jobs

Contribution to Marina Dimitrijevic of $100

City Hall: Council Pushes Plan for $15/Hour Downtown Jobs

Contribution to Nikiya Dodd of $100

City Hall: Council Pushes Plan for $15/Hour Downtown Jobs

Contribution to JoCasta Zamarripa of $100

City Hall: Council Pushes Plan for $15/Hour Downtown Jobs
City Hall

Council Pushes Plan for $15/Hour Downtown Jobs

Would urge downtown businesses, developers to increase wages, worker protections.

Service Workers Push For Higher Wages

Contribution to JoCasta Zamarripa of $100

Service Workers Push For Higher Wages

Contribution to Nikiya Dodd of $100

Service Workers Push For Higher Wages

Contribution to JoCasta Zamarripa of $50

Service Workers Push For Higher Wages

Contribution to JoCasta Zamarripa of $100

Service Workers Push For Higher Wages

Service Workers Push For Higher Wages

Ald. Zielinski's resolution backs Gov. Evers' plan to hike minimum wage to $15 an hour.

Governor-elect Tony Evers and Lt. Governor-elect Mandela Barnes Announce Next Generation Workforce and Economic Development Policy Advisory Council

Contribution to Bob Peterson of $100

Governor-elect Tony Evers and Lt. Governor-elect Mandela Barnes Announce Next Generation Workforce and Economic Development Policy Advisory Council

Contribution to Bob Peterson of $25

Governor-elect Tony Evers and Lt. Governor-elect Mandela Barnes Announce Next Generation Workforce and Economic Development Policy Advisory Council
Press Release

Governor-elect Tony Evers and Lt. Governor-elect Mandela Barnes Announce Next Generation Workforce and Economic Development Policy Advisory Council

"Investing in an economy that creates good-paying, family-supporting jobs for the people of Wisconsin is a top priority for our administration."

SSP America Rejects Workers Call for Union

SSP America Rejects Workers Call for Union

Company that serves Mitchell Airport claims most workers don’t want union, suggests NLRB oversight.

Union Serve Notice on SSP America

Union Serve Notice on SSP America

Workers at company that serves airport demand a union, give company till Monday to officially respond.

Labor Battle Looms at Airport

Labor Battle Looms at Airport

Service and hospitality workers for SSP America demand union vote, may call for picketing or a strike.

Transit Workers Union Announces Milwaukee Streetcar Labor Peace Agreement
Press Release

Transit Workers Union Announces Milwaukee Streetcar Labor Peace Agreement

The private agreement ensures that workers running the streetcar system will be able to join the transit union.

Statements from Democratic Party of Wisconsin Delegates on Hillary Clinton Accepting the Democratic Nomination for President
Press Release

Statements from Democratic Party of Wisconsin Delegates on Hillary Clinton Accepting the Democratic Nomination for President

"Hillary Clinton will lead the charge from the White House to win social, economic and racial justice for all working families from and we are with her," said Peter Rickman, Bernie Sanders Delegate

Bucks and Alliance for Good Jobs Announce Agreement for New Arena Employees

Contribution to Robert Bauman of $50

Bucks and Alliance for Good Jobs Announce Agreement for New Arena Employees
Press Release

Bucks and Alliance for Good Jobs Announce Agreement for New Arena Employees

Bucks commit to job quality and access initiatives for future jobs in the new arena and surrounding development

City help for Milwaukee Bucks development approved after community benefits debate

Contribution to Cavalier Johnson of $100

City help for Milwaukee Bucks development approved after community benefits debate

Contribution to Justin Bielinski of $100

City help for Milwaukee Bucks development approved after community benefits debate

Contribution to José G. Pérez of $100

City help for Milwaukee Bucks development approved after community benefits debate

Contribution to José G. Pérez of $100

City help for Milwaukee Bucks development approved after community benefits debate

Contribution to José G. Pérez of $100

City help for Milwaukee Bucks development approved after community benefits debate

Contribution to Tony Zielinski of $100

City help for Milwaukee Bucks development approved after community benefits debate
Milwaukee County Board Votes to Place Minimum Wage Referendum on November Ballot

Contribution to José G. Pérez of $50

Milwaukee County Board Votes to Place Minimum Wage Referendum on November Ballot
Press Release

Milwaukee County Board Votes to Place Minimum Wage Referendum on November Ballot

County Leaders, Low Wage Workers, Advocates and Allies Hail Step Forward to Raise Wages for Working People In Wisconsin