May 15, 2018

The Uptake, Dane Smith, May 15, 2018- Thirteen people protesting a “pre-emption” proposal, which prevents local governments from raising minimum wages, were arrested Monday at the State Office Building near the state capitol, kicking off a nationwide, six-week season of nonviolent direct action by the Poor People’s Campaign. The arrests …

May 8, 2018

City Lab, Teresa Mathew, May 7, 2018- Mary Joyce Carlson has spent most of her life fighting for fair labor practices. She is an attorney for the Fight for $15, a movement to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour. While that platform may have once seemed a dream, through …

May 8, 2018

The National Law Review, Keith E. Kopplin & Christopher J. Johnson, May 7, 2018- On April 16, 2018, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed an amended version of 2017 Assembly Bill 748, thereby declaring a number of employment issues to be matters of statewide concern and therefore beyond the scope of municipal regulation. Although the …