3 Responses to Sorry Guv’nor Walker, Wisconsin Ain’t Open For Business!

  1. David Blaska says:

    BMO Harris Bank Tuesday joined other banks, like Green Bay-based Associated Bank, in raising its minimum wage to $15 per hour because of the recent changes to the corporate tax rate.

    BMO Harris, based in Chicago but with a major presence in Milwaukee, said it will also raise its level of community giving by 10 percent in 2018 because of the tax reform law. BMO Harris Bank gave more than $17 million to community groups throughout its U.S. footprint in 2017, emphasizing community and economic development, health and human services, education and the arts. — Milwaukee Business Journal.

    Milwaukee Tool says expansion would create 350 jobs with average salary of $75,000
    — Milw Journal Sentinel.
    “In the absence of government policy on paid leave, more private companies are choosing to offer it.” — you mean, government is not the source of all good?
    Wage growth fastest since 2009.

    • Ed Heinzelman says:

      Yeah I did see that and it is a welcome addition to Milwaukee. Maybe they can grab some of the Bon Ton employees from the other end of the avenue.

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