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Day of Reckoning as Wisconsin Votes in Gubernatorial Recall Election

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Sixteen months after thousands of protestors occupied the Wisconsin State Capitol to protest Republican Governor Scott Walker’s public sector union-busting “Budget Repair Bill”, the movement’s struggle culminates in today’s statewide gubernatorial recall election. Continue Reading →

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Wisconsin Circuit Court Rules Against Anti-Collective Bargaining Law

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Concluding that the Republican-led Wisconsin legislature violated the Open Meetings Law when it rammed through Governor Scott Walker’s anti-collective bargaining legislation on March 9 and 10, Judge Maryann Sumi of the Wisconsin Circuit Court Branch 2 (located in Monroe County, near the state’s southern border with Illinois) ruled overturned the controversial law today. Continue Reading →

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Madison Firefighters Prez Calls For General Strike

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Click to Play Madison Firefighters union President Joe Conway says a general public strike would be an appropriate response to the Wisconsin Senate voting to strip public workers of their collective bargaining rights. The union members would need to approve it by Conway is advocating walking off the job.Tags: firefighters, madison, wearewi, scott walker, general strike, wiunion Continue Reading →

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Wisconsin GOP Senator Schultz Calls Walker’s Union-Busting “Classic Overreach”

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This morning, Wisconsin Republican State Senator Dale Schultz — who is rumored to be considering voting against Governor Scott Walker’s union-busting “budget bill” — spoke to Scott Thompson at WEKZ radio in Monroe, Wis. Continue Reading →

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Wisconsin Firefighters Willing To Give Up Pay Increase To Preserve Collective Bargaining

Wisconsin Firefighters Union President Mahlon Mitchell

President of the Wisconsin Firefighters Union Mahlon Mitchell says his union is willing to give up pay increases so other public employees don’t have to take as much of a pay cut, and so Wisconsin does not outlaw collective bargaining for public employees. Continue Reading →

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