Master Lock Closure Shocks Milwaukee Community

Overhead view of Milwaukee skyline

Supporting Workers in Transition to New Opportunities Master Lock recently announced the closure of its Milwaukee manufacturing plant, located at 32nd and Center streets, in March 2024. The news came as a surprise to most within the Milwaukee community. Anger amongst both residents and city leaders was widely displayed across local news outlets and on […]

A Month to Celebrate Manufacturing

October is Manufacturing Month in the state of Wisconsin. Manufacturing has been an integral part of the employment landscape in this state and it will continue to provide increasing opportunities in the coming years. It is expected that nearly three and a half million manufacturing jobs will likely become available over the next decade, largely […]

Keeping It Cool When Temperatures Heat Up

June – National Safety Month Since summer is just around the corner, now is the time to make sure employees are safe from the effects of heat-related illness. The body only functions well if its internal temperature stays within 98.6 and 100.4 degrees (F). Anything higher can result in heat stress, which will manifest itself […]