Ricardo Torres, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Ricardo Torres

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Recent:
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Past:
  • The News Leader
  • The Journal Times

Recent articles by Ricardo:

'The days of post and pray are done': Uline, other companies find new ways to hire workers

Uline opened its corporate offices for in-person, on-the-spot interviews for the first time in 2 years, as a labor shortage continues. → Read More

BMO Harris Bank to raise minimum wage to $18 per hour on Oct. 17. Hundreds of Milwaukee area employees affected

Hundreds of BMO Harris Bank workers in the Milwaukee area will receive a pay raise Oct. 17. → Read More

Foxconn agrees to purchase Ohio car manufacturing facility for $230 million; no details on Wisconsin development

Foxconn confirms it plans to build electric cars in Ohio and still have no details on its plan for Wisconsin. → Read More

Generac will create 700 additional jobs, invest $53 million in its Pewaukee operation

Energy firm Generac announced it was planning to expand its presence in the state by hiring 700 workers and investing $53 million in its operations. → Read More

Bucks' Pat Connaughton development company withdraws application for Brewers Hill property

Three Leaf Development, whose president is Milwaukee Bucks guard Pat Connaughton, withdrew its application to build a 6-story apartment building. → Read More

Milkmen slugger and Milwaukee native Adam Walker wins back-to-back MVPs in the American Association

Adam Walker hits 33 home runs, bats .320 and steals 24 bases for the Milwaukee Milkmen. → Read More

Wisconsin to use $100 million in federal funds for workforce development grants

The WEDC and DWD is taking applications for regional projects and grants vary from $250K to $10 million. → Read More

Foxconn to host job fair Thursday in Mount Pleasant for more than 100 open positions

Foxconn is hosting a jobs fair on Thursday. The company has missed the mark for jobs the last couple of years. → Read More

'This is for my future': Job centers help Wisconsin inmates prepare for life after prison

Several state agencies including WEDC, DOC are celebrating the opening of a new job center in the prison in Racine County. → Read More

Rockwell Automation reports strong Q3, brings new manufacturing line to downtown Milwaukee

Rockwell Automation CEO Blake Moret talks about the company's earnings report Tuesday morning. → Read More

'Amazing': Milwaukee erupts in celebration after Bucks win the 2021 NBA Championship

Bucks fans climbed poles to snag souvenir signs and even jumped into the Milwaukee River. → Read More

'It's epic': On a night to remember, Milwaukee fans rejoice as Bucks win first NBA title in 50 years

For tens of thousands of fans, this was a game and a moment they couldn't miss, like Summerfest and State Fair rolled into one. → Read More

Milwaukee Bucks fans came dressed to impress for Game 6 of the NBA Finals at Fiserv Forum

Fans arrived in some epic outfits to cheer on the Milwaukee Bucks as they play the Phoenix Suns in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. → Read More

Barrett reveals $13.8M plans to use COVID relief funds for job training; Common Council approval needed

Mayor Tom Barrett unveils a $13.7 million plan to use ARPA funds to bolster job training in Milwaukee. → Read More

Accept a job with Central Standard Distillery? New hires get free bourbon and vodka

Central Standard Craft Distillery is hiring and offering free bourbon to those who get a job on June 28. → Read More

Should Bucks fans panic? NBA stars-turned-broadcasters Reggie Miller and Kenny Smith weigh in

While they disagree on the Milwaukee Bucks' level of confidence, both say one game does not determine a best-of-seven series. → Read More

As Brewers plan to fully open, the team expects to create 3,000 jobs at American Family Field

The Milwaukee Brewers are ramping up to 100% capacity and are expecting to create more than 3,000 jobs in the process. → Read More

Fiserv Forum looking for nonprofits to work concessions for Eastern Conference Finals

Fiserv Forum is seeking nonprofits to work the concession stand for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. → Read More

'We're going to Tokyo': Former Badger D'Alie talks going to the Olympics, preparing at home

Former Wisconsin Badger starter and FIBA 3x3 star Rae Lin D'Alie is going to the Olympics to represent Italy. → Read More

Rockwell's Academy of Advanced Manufacturing gives veterans training, preparation for jobs

Rockwell Automation is trying to get veterans into manufacturing career with their Academy of Advanced Manufacturing program. → Read More