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Wisconsin Collective Bargaining

Wisconsin Collective Bargaining Battle Heats Up

AP | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A state appeals court says it plans to decide whether to block a contempt ruling against Wisconsin labor relat...

Judge: Officials In Contempt Of Union Decision

AP | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Madison judge has found Wisconsin labor relations officials in contempt of court for continuing to enforce p...

Wisconsin Collective Bargaining Reforms Do Not Violate Workers' Constitutional Rights: Judge

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

MILWAUKEE, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Wisconsin's controversial collective bargaining reforms do not violate the free speech and equal protection rights of p...

Republicans Fight Back Against Courts That Blocked Their Laws

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

Months after having a number of their key legislative priorities thwarted by Wisconsin circuit courts, a group of Badger State Republicans on Wednesda...

Contentious Race Puts Walker Efforts On The Line

stateline | Jake Grovum | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Contentious Walker Law Gets Huge Victory

AP | TODD RICHMOND and SCOTT BAUER | Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- A federal appeals court on Friday upheld Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's contentious law stripping most public workers of nearly all of...

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...

Union Sues Over Scott Walker Law

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- A law enforcement union filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the constitutionality of a Wisconsin law effectively ending collective ba...

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...

Controversial Walker Law Heads To Federal Panel

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO — A federal appeals court in Chicago heard arguments Monday on the constitutionality of Wisconsin's law restricting collective bargainin...

Wisconsin To Strike Back At Ruling Striking Down Union Law

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2012 | Politics

Sept 15 (Reuters) - Wisconsin's controversial law that limited the rights of many public-sector union workers should stay in place while the state a...

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...

John Celock

Jan Brewer Could Face Wisconsin-Style Measures

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics

Arizona could become the next Wisconsin as plans for protests, Capitol sit-ins and a potential effort to recall the governor get underway in an effort...

Scott Walker's New Jobs Plan: Abstinence-Only Education

Mother Jones | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

A bill launched during Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's jobs session and nearing passage in the Legislature would repeal significant portions of the stat...

Scott Walker Recall Effort Kicks Off

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 01.15.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Jubilant opponents of Republican Gov. Scott Walker launched their effort Tuesday to try to recall him from office, starting a 60...

Official Walker Recall Effort Gets Off To A Surprising Start

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics

The first official recall petition against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was filed Friday, kicking off a period of unlimited campaign fundraising that w...

Scott Walker Breaks Big Personal Campaign Promise

AP | By SCOTT BAUER | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who forced public workers to pay more for their pensions as part of a push to curb union rights, broke h...

Wisconsin Recall Election Spending Shatters Records

AP | By SCOTT BAUER | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

By SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. -- Nearly $44 million was spent on recall elections targeting nine Wisconsin state lawmakers after a...

Joy Resmovits

Walker Pushes For New Schools Accountability Model

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.10.2011 | Education

After slashing education funding and reducing teachers' collective bargaining rights earlier this year, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) announced his ...

Wisconsin Republicans Re-Open Fight Over Collective Bargaining

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin lawmakers have re-opened the fight over collective bargaining rights. The Legislature's budget committee voted early ...

Amanda Terkel

LISTEN: Wisconsin GOP Plots Dirty Tricks In Recall Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans in Wisconsin's La Crosse County recently discussed the possibility of finding a spoiler candidate to run against Democratic ...

Wisconsin Judge Strikes Down Controversial Anti-Union Law

AP | SCOTT BAUER and TODD RICHMOND | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — The fight over stripping collective bargaining rights from Wisconsin's public workers will move into the state Supreme Court, an...

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 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...

Wisconsin Appeals Court Doesn't Rule Over Union Law

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin appeals court says the state Supreme Court should decide whether a law that takes away nearly all collective bargain...