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Wisconsin Center District Announces $15 per hour minimum wage for employees

By TMJ4 The Wisconsin Center District has announced a $15 per hour minimum wage for its employees. The new wage will be effective July 1, 2020. Those currently making up to $18.50 per hour will also receive no less than a $1.50 per hour raise. The Wisconsin Center District owns and operates the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, the Wisconsin Center, and the Miller High Life Theatre. Read More

‘It’s a struggle out here’: Workers march for $15 per hour and right to unionize in Milwaukee

By Ricardo Torres February 13, 2020 Less than a month after employees at Fiserv Forum claimed victory on a tentative agreement to receive $15 per hour, workers took their cause to City Hall. On Thursday, roughly 100 people marched on City Hall carrying boxes containing thousands of signatures on a petition to ask city officials to bring workers and employers together to achieve a $15-an-hour minimum wage and the opportunity to be part of a union. Shinita McKinley, a certified nursing assistant, said as a single parent, it’s hard to provide for her four kids. “Being a nurse, I only get paid $11 per hour and I have to work damn near 60 ...