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On the heels of gains for other workers, home health-care workers ramp up pressure on minimum wage

USA - March 17 2015 Higher pay is now front and center for the two million home health-care workers in the United States. National home health-care worker groups had…

Amy O. Bruchs, Robert W. Mulcahy, Brian P. Paul, Mitchell W. Quick

Wisconsin becomes 25th right-to-work state

USA - March 9 2015 Today, Governor Walker signed into law the "right-to-work" ("RTW") bill that the Wisconsin State Assembly had passed last Friday, which was the same…

Scott C. Beightol, Steven A. Nigh, Thomas W. Scrivner

Walmart raises its wages and ups the ante for private employers and lawmakers

USA - February 24 2015 On February 19, Walmart Stores, Inc. announced that it would raise wages for roughly a half-million full-time and part-time employees at its Walmart…

Robert W. Mulcahy

Right to work sees the light of day in Wisconsin

USA - February 24 2015 This week, a right to work ("RTW") bill begins its path through the Wisconsin legislature. Expect a new law within a few weeks. If the RTW bill…

Scott C. Beightol, Steven A. Nigh, Thomas W. Scrivner

City of Milwaukee approves raise in minimum wage for city employees

USA - July 28 2014 On July 22, 2014, the Milwaukee Common Council adopted an ordinance raising the minimum wage for all city employees and workers under service…

Robert W. Mulcahy, Brian P. Paul