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BY staff | La Crosse, WI | 8/06/17
On August 3, a packed room of UE Local 1121 members enthusiastically voted to ratify the agreement reached with their employer, Aramark. It was the strongest contract the workers had won, with 40 cents an hour wage increases every year, their first-ever paid sick days, and a stronger safety committee. The vote came after more than three months of struggle by the laundry workers culminating with their first-ever job action, shutting down production as workers walked out on July 31.
BY staff | West Allis, WI | 12/14/16
50 protesters rallied in zero-degree weather outside the entrance to Donald Trump's ‘Thank you tour’ at the Wisconsin State Fair Park on Tuesday night, Dec. 13.
BY Kas Schwerdtfeger | Milwaukee, WI | 4/09/16
One year after the so-called Right to Work law was imposed by the state government on Wisconsin workers, Dane County Judge William Foust overturned it April 8, stating it was unconstitutional.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 4/05/16
About 400 students and community members gathered to protest Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outside the Peck School of the Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, April 3, where inside Fox News was hosting a live town hall event with the candidate.
BY Nyree Khamo | Madison, WI | 2/19/16
More than 15,000 Mexicanos, Chicanos and Latinos, including students, workers, businesses owners and professionals joined a rally at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, occupying the rotunda.
BY Kas Schwerdtfeger | Kohler, WI | 12/13/15
As of last week, Kohler Company and United Auto Workers Local 833 went back to the bargaining table for negotiations amidst a strike now entering its fourth week.
BY staff | Kohler, WI | 12/11/15
Members of UAW Local 833 are picketing the sprawling Kohler plant here, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in a nearly month-long strike against a two-tier wage system that would condemn newer, ‘Tier B’ workers to poverty wages.
BY staff | Kohler, WI | 12/07/15
On Dec. 5, a car caravan of students from the Milwaukee-based Youth Empowered in the Struggle (YES), along with community members, traveled to Kohler to support the workers and their fight for a fair and livable contract.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 3/08/15
Dozens of students, faculty and union members gathered at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, March 4, to speak out against the Republican-sponsored 'Right to Work' bill.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 3/06/15
For over 100 years, International Women's Day has been a day to celebrate accomplishments in the struggle for women's liberation. 
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