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Wisconsin Union 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...

Amanda Terkel

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

Walker's Anti-Union Law May Have Led To Record Number Of Retirements

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.13.2012 | Politics

A record number of Wisconsin's government employees retired in 2011, the same year Governor Scott Walker (R) pushed a law that took away the collectiv...

Scott Walker's Chickens Come Home to Roost

Rep. Gwen Moore | Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics
Rep. Gwen Moore

The only thing "unusual" about the recall movement is Scott Walker's inability to listen to the will of the people of Wisconsin. As soon as he was elected he forgot who he was there to represent.

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...

The Wisconsin Fight: Bridging Women, Labor and the Progressive Movement

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 10.09.2011 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Today is about our fight: women, labor, the progressive movement. We've come together to support the policies that made this country great -- and the idea that we all do better, when we all do better.

Lila Shapiro

Workers Put Verizon On Hold: Portray Strike As Defense Of Middle Class Jobs | Lila Shapiro | Posted 10.07.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Outside Verizon corporate headquarters in downtown Manhattan, a group of more than 40 union employees gathered wearing red shirts and plac...

Paige Lavender

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

Democrats Score Win In Wisconsin

Menomonee Falls Patch | Carl Engelking | Posted 09.19.2011 | Politics

State Democrats landed the first punch in the series of Wisconsin recall elections after state Sen. Dave Hansen easily defended his seat against Repub...

Democrat Defeats GOP Challenger In Recall Race

Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics

By Brendan O'Brien GREEN BAY, Wis, July 19 (Reuters) - A Democrat who opposed Republican-backed curbs on public-sector collective bargaining that b...

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 mas...

Wisconsin Justice Allegedly Grabbed Colleague Around The Neck Prior To Union Law Ruling

Posted 08.25.2011 | Politics

Wisconsin state Supreme Court Justice David Prosser allegedly grabbed one of his colleagues around the neck prior to the court's recent decision to al...

Wisconsin Democrats Have Momentum Heading Into Final Recall Fight

The Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

In a sign that Wisconsin Democrats can still claim momentum in the recall wars, Dems today filed the signatures to trigger a recall election against a...

Wisconsin Senate At Stake In Efforts To Recall Lawmakers

Posted 06.27.2011 | Politics

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Wisconsin may be poised to set a state campaign spending record with interest group money flowing even before officials approv...

Critics Of Wisconsin GOP State Senator Advance Recall Effort

The Post Crescent | Gannett Wisconsin Media | Posted 06.26.2011 | Politics

Add state Sen. Rob Cowles to the growing list of senators a step closer to facing a recall election....

Wisconsin Democrats Make More Headway In Recall Effort

The Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 06.21.2011 | Politics

Dems will file a massive amount of signatures tomorrow to trigger a recall election against a fifth Wisconsin GOP state senator......

Scott Walker Admits He Didn't Campaign On Rollback Of Collective Bargaining Rights

The Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics

Under persistent questioning on the Hill [on Thursday], Governor Scott Walker finally admitted something he's refused to acknowledge throughout the Wi...

Wisconsin Dems Make More Headway In Recall Effort

The Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

When Democrats file petitions to trigger an election to recall Wisconsin GOP state senator Randy Hopper, as they've announced they will do today, they...

JoAnne Kloppenburg, David Prosser Likely To Face Wisconsin Election Recount

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics

With all 3,630 precincts reporting, JoAnne Kloppenburg had secured 204 more votes than Wisconsin Justice David Prosser in the state's supreme court el...

Wisconsin Election Recount Likely In Race Between JoAnne Kloppenburg, David Prosser

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: With all 3,630 precincts reporting, JoAnne Kloppenburg had secured 204 more votes than Wisconsin Justice David Prosser in the sate's supreme ...

Democrats Close To Triggering Recall For Wisconsin State Senator

Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics

Democrats in Wisconsin say they have collected sufficient signatures to recall state Senator Dan Kapanke, a Republican, over his vote to restrict coll...

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 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 Sat...