A Milwaukee County Transit System spokesperson says the agency is “very pleased to see the high ridership” on Route 6 to New Berlin. Riders hope the routes will offer more access to jobs.
Of the nearly 600 workers who lost their jobs when Cargill’s slaughterhouse plant closed in late July, only 50 have been hired at the company’s other locations.
After MPS terminated its agreement with One Hope Made Strong at North Division High School, Ezzard White plans to move his construction skills training program for adults to the Barack Obama School of Career and Technical Education.
The 55th annual Laborfest will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on the Summerfest grounds.
For a few dollars, landscapers mow lawns and clear brush for homeowners and small businesses.
Low-wage workers rallied at a local McDonald’s in support of a recent opinion by the National Labor Relations Board general counsel that the company — not just franchisees — has control over workers’ wages.
As a summer of mentoring and employing a growing group of young men comes to a close, Andre Lee Ellis is considering what’s next for his “We Got This” initiative.
The Bronzeville Cultural & Arts festival kicked off a weeklong celebration intended to reinvigorate the historic neighborhood.
Cargill’s beef slaughterhouse is closing today, leaving many of its South Side workers without a job.
Otis Lynn, 14, and his friends sell bottled water to passersby on the corner of Hadley and 35th streets in the Sherman Park neighborhood.