Apparently Oshkosh Corp. didn’t get Gov. Walker’s memo that Wisconsin is “Open for Business.” Oshkosh Corp. said Thursday it’s laying off about 700 hourly employees, starting in June, plus 60 salaried employees, as the company’s military vehicle business slows.
After the layoffs, Oshkosh Defense, which has been hit hard by the decline in military spending, [...]
Apparently the powers that be at Caterpillar didn’t get the memo from Gov. Scott Walker that Wisconsin is “Open for Business.” Caterpillar Inc. has laid off about 60 more employees at its South Milwaukee plant as the company struggles through a slow period in mining equipment sales and adds to the hundreds of layoffs from [...]
Last Panel: little kid is a Republican…the janitor a Democrat.
From Go Comics!
We all realize that this winter has been one of the hardest on our streets and highways. All of us have certainly hit potholes that rattled our filings when they couldn’t be avoided. But I am not sure that using inmates from the County House of Corrections to fill the potholes is the correct answer. [...]
Just remember folks….according to Republican Gov. Scott Walker Wisconsin is open for business! Officials with S.C. Johnson & Son Inc. told employees on Feb. 7 that it could cut as many as 400 employees, The Journal Times in Racine reports.
In October, S.C. Johnson & Son Inc. announced that it planned to cut between 100 [...]
This is just bad, bad, bad. The “living wage” ordinance backed by the Milwaukee County Board last week — and others like it — would be barred under legislation up for a hearing Wednesday at the Capitol.
The proposed state measure prohibits local governments from enacting or enforcing a minimum wage law. It also would [...]
Apparently auto parts maker Grammer AG didn’t get Gov. Scott Walker’s memo that Wisconsin is “open for business,” as that company announced it is moving its American headquarters from Wisconsin to Mississippi. Grammer AG announced the move Wednesday in a ceremony with Gov. Phil Bryant near Tupelo. The company makes automotive interiors and commercial vehicle [...]
Two Wisconsin legislators are proposing two small sales tax holidays each year. By now you have probably heard that State Representative Chad Weininger (R-Green Bay) and Seator Rick Gudex (R-Fond du Lac) are pushing a proposal for a back to school tax holiday in August with a second one early in November for energy efficient [...]