Business to Business in Milwaukee, WI

As secretary of the national Democratic Party, Jason Rae was there, alongside party Chairman Tom Perez, from the beginning as he considered the cities bidding to host the convention.

The financial sector – Wall Street – finds a way to extract profit from every facet of our lives, our housing, health, education, and even our water. But we ...

United Steel Workers Local 9 member Kathy Wilder won a write-in election for school board in Maine School Administrative District (MSAD) 54 on March 4. Wilder, who works as a chemical prep operator at Sappi Fine Paper in Skowhegan, says that her priorities will be student achievement, fiscal responsibility, clear communications and social justice.

The Machinists Union is fighting to save more than 300 high-skilled, middle-class jobs and keep a Schneider Electric plant in Peru, Indiana open after the company recently announced plans to shut down the facility and move production to other locations, including Mexico. In a multi-level city, county and statewide push to create an economic plan

Few things have the ability to stop us dead in our tracks like finding out we’ve fallen prey to frozen pipes. Whenever you’re unfortunate enough to discover that your faucets and shower aren’t producing water any more, your mind starts[Read More...]

Mark from Nothing More plays through “Let ‘em Burn” from the album “The Stories We Tell Ourselves”. Nothing More’s first-ever songbook featuring guitar tabs ...

We’re all in the business of trying to save money — especially by reducing the amount of energy we use, if only so the energy bill comes out to be a little lower every month. So it makes sense to[Read More...]

The Maryland House of Delegates has approved a bill that would gradually increase the state's minimum wage from $10.10 per hour to $15 an hour in 2025. The debate now moves to the Senate, which has not yet taken action.

When it comes to stainless steel sheet, picking the right grade comes down to determining the what, where and why of your application.

The Phillies and outfielder Bryce Harper have agreed to a historic 13-year deal, sources told on Thursday afternoon. The deal includes a full-no trade clause and is worth $330 million -- a value that would be the largest contract in MLB and North American pro sports history -- and

A weekend of not playing catch and a skipped bullpen session are "a very minor setback," Craig Counsell says, in the pitcher's recovery from shoulder surgery.

The Milwaukee Bucks have signed guard Isaiah Canaan to a 10-day contract. Canaan, 27, has played in 26 games (16 starts) with both Phoenix and Minnesota this season, appearing most recently in seven games with the Timberwolves while on two 10-day contracts. The 6-foot guard is averaging 6.7 points, 3.1 assists and 2.1 rebounds in 23.0 minutes per game this season.

With these statistics and key factors of suicide in mind, the connection to what is being called an epidemic of suicide in the construction industry becomes more clear, especially when you consider the fact that the construction workforce is nearly 91 percent male, and 64 percent white
Bob Swanson, retired president of Swanson & Youngdale, a longtime IUPAT paint and drywall contractor in Minnesota, and a…

A Roleplaying Game for Organizing on the Job and in the Community

Bringing his utility truck to a stop at a traffic light south of San Diego on a late January morning, Martin Barraza was shocked to see an overturned sedan, its crushed hood and front roof pressing against the pavement.

Unlike the last two month of the 2018 season, the Brewers plan to keep Travis Shaw at third base and move Mike Moustakas to second base.

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Every day, people display grand gestures for those they hold most dear. We bring to you a medley of stories on love.

GRAEF's New Headquarters, The Avenue, Draws Prospects to Downtown
Those new details were revealed by one of the downtown Milwaukee project's developers during a Tuesday commercial real estate event
Now known as The Avenue, the redeveloped buildings will include 3rd Street Market Hall, a food hall on the former mall's first floor, as well as offices on the second and third floors
The Avenue's developers in…

Stylish, jazzy and unforgettable, don’t miss The Manhattan Transfer performing live at The Northern Lights Theater inside Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in downtown Milwaukee.

Hotel workers at the Ramada Plaza in downtown Prince George have overwhelmingly ratified a new contract with their employer today. The agreement brings to an end a protracted labor dispute at the hotel and significantly increases wages for a group of workers who have been the lowest paid union hotel workers in Prince George
The workers, members of UNITE HERE! Local 40, will receive a wage increase of $3 per hour by June 2020, while some job classifications will receive even higher wage…

U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal (D-MA) introduced the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act of 2019 (H.R. 397), better known as the Butch Lewis Act. The Butch Lewis Act would offer federally subsidized loans to multiemployer plans in danger of becoming insolvent. It would also maintain the health of well-funded multiemployer plans and adequately fund the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) , without making any cuts to…

Teachers, paraprofessionals and support staff at four charter schools run by the Chicago International Charter School/Civitas company began striking on Dec. 5, after a fruitless bargaining session in which management did not come prepared to present a new financial package on compensation, health care, pensions or working conditions. The strike is the third against a charter operator in U.S. history, and the second in Chicago this school year.

Workers at San Francisco’s Anchor Brewing Company have announced a drive to gain union recognition on Thursday, according to members of the organizing committee. If successful, the maker of the iconic Anchor Steam beer will be the first craft brewery in the country to become a union shop.

Julie and Tim talk to Kooper Caraway, the dynamic 28-year old president of the Sioux Falls AFL-CIO. Caraway offers his ideas for how the labor movement can reach young people, recalls his own history with activism and informs Tim that millennials don't use the word "cool."

Separating fact from fiction is always tough when listening to President Trump, who lives in his own, fact-free fantasy-world. This is particularly so when it comes to trade and manufacturing. Here are a few key points on that topic to keep in mind when listening to his State of the Union address. There’s a lot…

Did you know the leather for every single NFL football, including the ones that will be used in this Sunday’s Super Bowl, is crafted in Chicago, IL by members of UFCW Local 1546, who work at the Horween Leather Company? The hard-working men and women of the Horween Leather Company have been supplying the leather for every Super Bowl football since the very first in 1967
Former NFL player Israel Idonije visited the historic tannery in Chicago to learn more about how the…

In a move meant to send a message to Maine’s blue-collar workers, U.S. Rep. Jared Golden invited Cynthia Phinney of Livermore Falls, president of Maine’s AFL-CIO, to be his guest at Tuesday’s State of the Union speech. “One of my top priorities in Congress is fighting for Maine’s working people,” the 2nd Congressional District Democrat …

When’s the last time you really sat down and considered how much energy and water your water heater is using? If you’ve got a traditional tank unit, you’re using quite a bit. Of course, all those hot showers and warm[Read More...]

U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross (D-NJ) just introduced the Fairness for Federal Contractors Act of 2019 (H.R. 824), legislation that would provide back pay for federal contract workers affected by the recent federal government shutdown.
More than one million federal contract workers lost a month of paychecks during the longest government shutdown in history and now they should receive the back pay they deserve. This legislation would ensure back pay is granted up to a maximum of $1,400 a week.

Rexnord Corporation (NYSE:RXN) Third Quarter Highlights Net sales were $485 million and increased 11% year over year (+6% core sales(1), +7% acquisiti

Some of the lowest-paid contract workers who aren't guaranteed back pay for their unpaid services during the recent government shutdown say they are still struggling to pay their bills.

Watch Internet Society (Channel 2)'s State of the Net 2019 - Breakout 2 on On Tuesday January 29 2019 the Internet Education Foundation (IEF) will host the 2019 State of the Net Conference at the Newseum in Washington DC. As the 116th Congress kicks off, some 300 congressional staff and other policymakers will attend America's premier Internet policy conference. Topic list: Commercial Privacy; Artificial Intelligence…