Walmart, the largest retailer in the United States, is no longer selling Milwaukee Tool-branded gloves on its online marketplace — responding to allegations that a subcontractor for the Brookfield, Wisconsin-based tool company relied on forced Chinese prison labor.
Republicans who control the Wisconsin Legislature voted to end funding for a pandemic-era child care subsidy program over the objections of Democrats and child care providers who argued that the move would be devastating for needy families and the state’s economy.
The Wisconsin Legislature has passed a compromise designed to prevent Milwaukee from going bankrupt that also boosts funding for all other smaller communities in the state.
A dearth of affordable housing and the cost and availability of child care remain barriers to opportunity for many working families in the northeast region
Milwaukeeans discuss potholes, noise pollution and public transit shortcomings as the Wisconsin Department of Transportation advances a $1.2 billion project to widen the I-94 East-West Freeway corridor.
Industry experts and child care providers say effectively addressing needs will require the efforts of government, employers and families.
Langlade County, where Antigo is located, is a child care desert: an area either without child care or where there’s fewer than one slot per three children.
Yes. The last time the 12 month–average inflation rate was below 5% was in April 2021, when it was 4.2%, according to U.S. Labor Department data.
Unaffordable child care means, Wisconsin parents work less, earn less and stress more.
The Milwaukee County Transit System is launching WisGo, a new fare collection system that Waukesha County Transit will also accept.
Nursing home closures largely stem from a shortage of workers. The problem could deepen as pandemic-era government assistance dries up and care facilities struggle to compete with rising wages offered by other employers.
An energy intensive Bitcoin mining operation in Park Falls can’t replace a once vibrant paper mill, but it has created new conflicts and a cautionary tale.