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Wisconsin Collective Bargaining Restrictions

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...

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 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 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 Bill Set To Take Effect

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — School boards and local governments across Wisconsin are rushing to reach agreements with unions before a new law takes effect a...

Wisconsin Loss For Labor Movement Could Spur Unions To Mount Counterattack In 2012

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — With the labor movement suffering an epic defeat in Wisconsin, union leaders plan to use the setback to fire up their members na...