South side community leaders blasted Gov. Scott Walker for adding a provision to the 2013 budget ending the mandatory residency requirement for municipal employees statewide.
Civic, business and philanthropic professionals considered how an entrepreneurial spirit could help solve some of the city’s most pressing problems.
Sixteen finalists in five categories have been announced for the annual MANDI awards, which recognize individuals, organizations and companies who work to strengthen central city neighborhoods.
The city of Milwaukee’s plan to revitalize the historic Bronzeville in a new location may take a step forward soon.
The Milwaukee County Board has approved a resolution calling on Congress to raise the federal minimum wage, making it the first local unit of government in the country to support the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2012 (H.R. 6211).
Two years after the implementation of the Wisconsin smoking ban, restaurants and bars report varied effects on business.
Roberto Silva and 150 co-workers are walking the picket line at Palermo’s Pizza hoping to form a union, which they believe will give them job security and improve their working conditions and pay.
For the seventh straight year, thousands marched in a show of unity for immigrant and worker rights during the May Day Solidarity March organized by Voces De La Frontera, an immigrant rights group based in Milwaukee.
The Milwaukee Christian Center’s “Adult Build” construction training program gives participants a hands-on opportunity to learn the craft of building a house. The program is seeking workers to comprise its latest cohort.
The Multicultural Entrepreneurial Institute has trained hundreds of prospective business owners since it was founded in 2006. After completing the training program, 10 entrepreneurs recently competed for $3,000 grants to start or expand their businesses.