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Attacks on Wisconsin Corrections Officers Reach Crisis Level

At Wisconsin correctional facilities, staff shortages are leading to increased assaults, a situation that’s reached a crisis level.

David Patterson |

AFSCME Mourns Loss of Wisconsin Leader Marty Beil

Within his AFSCME family, Beil was regarded as a gentle giant: outspoken and pointed with foes of working men and women, but a soft-spoken mentor and friend to his union sisters and brothers, and colleagues.

Cynthia McCabe |

AFSCME Wisconsin Wins Raise for Milwaukee County Workers

A majority of Milwaukee County employees now have a 1.5 percent cost-of-living wage, thanks to the persistence of Wisconsin AFSCME Council 32.

Clyde Weiss |

Act 10 Creates Corrections Crisis in Wisconsin

In 2010, Wisconsin’s Department of Corrections (DOC) boasted near full employment with well-trained, experienced corrections officers who considered the job a career and earned a fair wage with good benefits. Act 10 changed everything.

David Patterson |

Minnesota vs. Wisconsin: A Tale of Two States

Now that he’s officially running for President, it’s important to look across the border to Minnesota in order to understand just how disastrous Scott Walker has been for Wisconsin’s economy.

Dave Patterson |