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Wisconsin Anti Union Bill

Dave Jamieson

Walker Wins Another War With Unions

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.06.2015 | Politics

Following a heated, all-night debate between lawmakers in Madison, the Wisconsin state assembly passed right-to-work legislation on Friday morning, se...

The Real Message Scott Walker Is Delivering for the Kochs

Mark Olmsted | Posted 04.07.2015 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

Walker may have found the message that takes him all the way to the Republican nomination. By choosing such an anti-union politician to groom for power, the Kochs are trying to conflate organized labor and government dependency in the minds of the Republican primary voter.

Koch Brothers Fuel Anti-Union Push In Another State

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

In Arizona, Republican efforts to dismantle public unions took another step forward this week. On Tuesday, the state Senate passed a bill banning t...

New Hampshire Republicans Fail To Override Veto On Right To Work Bill

Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

The Republican-controlled New Hampshire House of Representatives failed to overturn the Democratic governor's veto of an anti-union bill on Wednesday....

Wisconsin Recall Election Results Could Reverberate Elsewhere

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.10.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. (AP/The Huffington Post) -- A stand by Wisconsin Republicans against a massive effort to oust them from power could reverberate across t...

Why the Republican War on Workers' Rights Undermines the American Economy

Robert Reich | Posted 08.15.2011 | Business
Robert Reich

The ongoing war on workers' rights is an assault on the middle class, and it is undermining the American economy. The American economy can't get out of neutral until American workers have more money in their pockets to buy what they produce.

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin Judge Strikes Down Anti-Union Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Wisconsin judge struck down the state's controversial anti-collective bargaining law on Thursday, but Democratic state senators say th...

Return to Wisconsin: The Beginning or the End?

Andy Kroll | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics
Andy Kroll

In the February weeks I spent in snowy Madison, I tried to make sense of the massive protests unfolding around me. What was I witnessing? The beginning of a new movement in this country, or the last stand of organized labor?

Wisconsin Union Law Fight Heads To Court

Posted 05.29.2011 | Politics

(AP) -- A Wisconsin judge weighed arguments Tuesday about whether an order she issued intended to temporarily block the state's divisive new collectiv...

WATCH: HuffPost's Amanda Terkel Talks Unions With Rachel Maddow

Huff TV | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Amanda Terkel, Senior Politics Reporter at The Huffington Post, appeared Monday on 'The Rachel Maddow Show' to discuss new anti-union measures being p...

Fresh Controversy In Wisconsin Union Bill Fight

Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics

(Reuters) - Opponents of a bill stripping Wisconsin public employees of most of their collective bargaining rights rallied at the state Capitol on Sat...

If Gov. Walker Thinks Wisconsin's Illinois, Dream On

Jacqueline Edelberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jacqueline Edelberg

The question still remains: In what backwards universe could adults allow this deplorable situation to fester?

Wisc. Students Stage Walkout Against Scott Walker's Anti-Union Bill

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

UPDATE: All during Friday, Facebook groups and Twitter users have been urging students to rally in support of teachers and public education in Wiscons...

Wisconsin Union Bill Passes State Assembly

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin lawmakers voted Thursday to strip nearly all collective bargaining rights from the state's public workers, ending a heated ...

Wisconsin Protesters Removed From State Capitol By Police

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- Police carried dozens of protesters from a hallway leading to the Wisconsin Assembly on Thursday as Democratic representatives pounde...

WI Dem Senators Should Stay in Illinois: Republicans Must Repeal the Law They Just Passed

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

There is nothing that happened that changes the equation, or Wisconsin Democrats' ability to get what they have been fighting for. Stay the course.

WATCH: Democrat Tackled By Police During Attempt To Enter Wisconsin Capitol

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Wisconsin state lawmaker has been tackled by police as he tried to enter the state Capitol that is closed to the public. Democratic Representative ...