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Wisconsin Collective Bargaining Law

Turmoil Leaves Some Republicans Weary

The Capital Times | Jack Craver | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

In the last session of the state Legislature, Wisconsin Republicans went all out. Conservatives around the country salivated with envy as Gov. Scott W...

Wisconsin Judge Rejects Request To Reinstate Union Law

Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MADISON, Wis. — A judge has rejected the state of Wisconsin's request to put on hold his earlier ruling striking down lar...

Scott Walker Loses Court Ruling On Key Legislation

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- A Wisconsin judge on Friday struck down nearly all of the state law championed by Gov. Scott Walker that effectively ended collective...

Amanda Terkel

Federal Court Strikes Down Key Portions Of Scott Walker's Anti-Union Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just over a year after Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) signed a measure taking away most collective bargaining rights for public workers...

John Celock

Lawmakers Propose ALEC Accountability Act In Arizona And Wisconsin

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

Democratic lawmakers in Arizona and Wisconsin have introduced state legislation seeking public disclosure of who funds the conservative group known as...

Lawsuit Challenging Walker's Anti-Union Law Could Be Revived

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — A prosecutor asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday to reopen his lawsuit challenging Gov. Scott Walker's contentious colle...

Group Organizing Walker Recall Gets Cyberattacked

Patch.com | By Mark Maley | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

Just hours before the official start of the drive to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker from office, the group spearheading the effort said that its w...

Scores Of Wisconsin School Unions Seek Recertification After Contentious Rights Law

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 12.01.2011 | Education

MADISON, Wis. — More than 200 school unions in Wisconsin met Friday's deadline to seek recertification, but it's unclear how many others let it ...

Wisconsin Teachers Union Lays Off 40% Of Staff

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 10.16.2011 | Education

Wisconsin's largest teachers' union issued layoff notices to 40 percent of its staff Monday following legislation that limits collective bargaining ri...

Paige Lavender

Koch-Backed Group Accused Of Voter Suppression In Wisconsin Recall Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics

Americans for Prosperity, the conservative advocacy group backed by billionaires Charles and David Koch, has been accused of attempting to suppress De...

Scott Walker: I Made A 'Mistake'

Posted 09.15.2011 | Politics

By Edith Honan SALT LAKE CITY, July 16 (Reuters) - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, whose moves to curb state workers' bargaining power brought...

New Lawsuit Filed Against Wisconsin Union Law

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 08.15.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin state employees will start paying more for their health care and pension benefits in late August, state officials said...

Wisconsin Anti-Union Law To Take Effect

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — A divided Wisconsin Supreme Court handed Republican Gov. Scott Walker a major victory Tuesday, ruling that a polarizing union la...

Wisconsin Recall Elections Certified For Three Democratic State Senators

AP | Posted 08.08.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin state board has voted to let July recall elections be held against three Democratic state senators who fled the stat...

Wisconsin Justice Department Asks Court To Lift Ban On Union Law

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 07.27.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — State attorneys asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday to immediately vacate a Madison judge's decision striking down Repub...

Wisconsin Union Battle Casts Shadow Over Local Races

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 06.26.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — When the race for Green Bay mayor began months ago, the main issues looked clear-cut: planning downtown development, dealing wit...

Wisconsin Judge To Look At How Union Law Was Passed

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — A week ago, Wisconsin Republicans thought they'd won the fight over the state's polarizing union rights bill. They'd weathered m...

Ohio Union Law Tougher Than Wisconsin Measure

The New York Times | Steven Greenhouse | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

After Wisconsin's labor battle seized the nation's attention, after nearly 100,000 people rallied in Madison to protest a bill to curb public-sector c...

Wisconsin Judge Declares Union Law Not In Effect

AP | TODD RICHMOND and SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin judge on Thursday did what thousands of pro-union protesters and boycotting Democratic lawmakers couldn't, halting R...

Wisconsin Republicans Face New Hurdle In Union Battle

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin's Republican leaders appear to be taking the same confident and bullish approach to implementing their divisive collec...

Wisconsin Judge Blocks Implementation Of Union Law

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 05.29.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — The showdown over Wisconsin's explosive union bargaining law shifted from the Statehouse back to the courthouse on Tuesday, but ...

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...

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 S...

Gambits Abound In Wisconsin Union Fight

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.27.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Republicans were accustomed to getting what they wanted after the election put Scott Walker in the governor's office a...

Wisconsin Union Law Published Despite Court Order

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin officials couldn't agree Friday about whether an explosive law taking away nearly all public worker collective bargain...