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Court of Appeals hears sick leave arguments

By Paul Snyder The future of Milwaukee’s sick leave law might hinge on the wording of a referendum question city voters approved in November 2008. That wording was at the heart of oral arguments Wednesday before three Wisconsin District IV ...

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City faces local preference criticism (UPDATE)

By Sean Ryan A Milwaukee alderman is defending the city’s preference for local bidders against criticism from Milwaukee 7, a group formed to promote regional cooperation. “It seems any type of legislation or a policy objective that benefits the city ...

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Flu fuels sick day fire

By Sean Ryan Milwaukee-area contractors are not experiencing the swine flu problems that are fueling the effort to require paid sick leave at businesses. “If anybody needs it, it’s available,” Doug Mortenson, M.A. Mortenson Co. operating group safety director in ...

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