The equipment lender Sunbelt Rentals is pushing back against a federal attempt to force it back to the bargaining table with a Wisconsin labor union.Read More »
One of the largest U.S. labor unions is announcing plans to spend $150 million on a nationwide campaign to help defeat President Donald Trump, a sweeping effort in Wisconsin and seven other battleground states.Read More »
Federal officials filed an injunction last week to force the equipment-rental company Sunbelt Rentals into labor negotiations after it had fired employees who had led a unionization drive at its Franksville office this past summer.Read More »
In a whirlwind year of notable events, it can be difficult to remember what made headlines 12 days ago, let alone 12 months ago.
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A lawsuit in front of the Wisconsin Supreme Court could determine if construction workers and their counterparts in other industries are owed pay for time they have to spend putting on uniforms and safety gear at job sites.Read More »
Anticipating that the U.S. Supreme Court might end mandatory union fees for public employees, some labor-friendly states enacted laws last year to protect membership rolls while unions redoubled their recruitment efforts. Those steps appear to have paid off, at least initially.Read More »
A Madison committee on Monday recommended a firm that agreed to hire a unionized general contractor to complete a high-rise blocks from the state Capitol after outcry over the prospect that the work could be completed by a non-union company.Read More »