Commentary: Unions have a pulse

Workers at Starbucks in Oak Creek in February publicly announced demands to unionize. Photo credit: CMRJB

Last updated on May 10th, 2022 at 11:40 amFor decades, union membership has been in a steady decline. Once the backbone of Milwaukee’s blue-collar workforce during the city’s industrial heyday, things changed when many manufacturers moved operations to other states, and to other countries, seeking lower-priced labor. In addition, Act 10, the controversial measure signed

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Andrew is the editor of BizTimes Milwaukee. He joined BizTimes in 2003, serving as managing editor and real estate reporter for 11 years. A University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate, he is a lifelong resident of the state. He lives in Muskego with his wife, Seng, their son, Zach, and their dog, Hokey. He is an avid sports fan and is a member of the Muskego Athletic Association board of directors.

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