The War on the Worker Continues

It’s nothing new. The kid gloves came off long ago but it’s been getting more open and prevalent. Workplace safety and health standards have been on the chopping block for the past seven years. But that is nothing new either. A worker’s guaranteed right to a safe and healthy workplace has been picked at and … [Read more…]

A Unique, Fun Way to Help Support WisCOSH

Rooftop event July l7 hopes to raise $70,000 for three nonprofits – includes all CSGM groups! Community Shares and its member organizations are one of three nonprofit groups selected to receive donations at a special downtown 11th story rooftop fundraising event, organized and hosted by Carl Templer. The event is titled “7-17-70” because Templer hopes … [Read more…]

WisCOSH is a Member Agency of Community Shares of Greater Milwaukee

WisCOSH is a member of Community Shares of Greater Milwaukee and has been since it was known as AChoice. Most Community Shares of Greater Milwaukee agencies are locally based (though some are state wide) focus on social, economic and environmental justice issues in Milwaukee and around the state of Wisconsin. Community Shares and it’s member … [Read more…]

WisCOSH to Host Annual COSH Conference

That’s right, the National COSH Conference will be hosted by WisCOSH this year and held in Milwaukee, WI from Wednesday, November 12th to Saturday, November 15th, 2008. The conference is a part of the Vulnerable Workers Grant and moves it’s location each year. At one time the conference was held in conjunction with the National … [Read more…]

3rd Quarter for Vulnerable Workers Training Grant Ends

The 3rd Quarter of the long running, Dept. of Labor funded (via OSHA’s Susan Harwood  Institutional Competency Building Grant program), Vulnerable Workers Training Grant ended June 30th, 2008 and WisCOSH was able to provide training to over 260 people since April 1st! During this quarter WisCOSH was able to provide training and information on worker’s … [Read more…]