Category Archives: Collective Bargaining

Dane County Circuit Judge Juan Colas declares WERC in contempt of court on collective bargaining law

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On September 14, 2012, Dane County Circuit Judge Juan Colas struck down Scott Walker’s signature portions of 2011 Wisconsin Acts 10 and 32 (“The Acts“) declaring them unconstitutional for effectively ending collective bargaining rights for most public workers, based on the sound judgement that the law violates both the state andRead the full story »

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Wisconsin Law Enforcement Association files lawsuit against Walker’s collective bargaining law

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Republican representative Robin Vos was installed as the new speaker of the Wisconsin state Assembly and is on record regarding the decision by Dane County Circuit Judge Juan Colas ruling that that Walker’s anti-collective bargaining law violated both the state and U.S. Constitution and is null and void. He chirpedRead the full story »

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Scott Walker and Fitzwalkerstan Cult smacked hard with Act 10′s unconstitutional “collective bargaining” legislation struck down

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Dane County Circuit Court Judge Juan Colas made a decision “Madison Teachers, Inc. V. Scott Walker” to overturn portions of the Scott Walker’s signature 2011 Wisconsin Acts 10 and 32, passed in March 2011, to “collective bargaining, payroll deduction of dues and contributions to pension benefits with respect to municipalRead the full story »

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Remember why we celebrate Labor Day (video)

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For many who forget the origins of Labor Day, the first Monday in September, it is merely a day off that also marks the end of the summer. But for those who are interested in the historical significance, Labor Day is a creation of the labor movement that is dedicatedRead the full story »

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Reclaim Wisconsin Rally in Madison marks one year anniversary of Walker signing Act 10

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The Reclaim Wisconsin Rally on Saturday in Madison concluded a statewide tour that was three weeks long. With estimates ranging from 30,000+ to 60,000 depending on unofficial counts so far, it was a beautiful day weather-wise to mark the one year anniversary of Governor Scott Walker signing the Act 10Read the full story »

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Ed Shultz gets update from John Nichols on Walker’s ALEC-funded bash in Arizona (audio)

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Ed Schultz got an update from The Nation’s John Nichols regarding the latest news about the Scott Walker’s visit in Arizona last November where he was a keynote speaker at an American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) meeting/fundraiser at the Goldwater Institute trashing unions with the approval of GOPborg leather-faced scankRead the full story »

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Walker exposed as liar who said he campaigned to eliminate collective bargaining

It’s been bandied about by Walker supporters petrified of the recall efforts that the Governor had campaigned on how he was going to eliminate collective bargaining. There is ZERO evidence that he did… no video, no political campaign materials, no audio, no interviews, no advertisements of any kind… we obviouslyRead the full story »

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Koch Brothers kickbacks can’t stop Governors Kasich and Walker from losing political battles

On November 8, Ohio voters will decide whether to repeal Governor Kasich’s Senate Bill 5 (SB5) after almost a million valid signatures were collected by repeal efforts. The legislation is known as “The Public Employees’ Collective Bargaining Law“. Fast forward to the eve of the Ohio election and we canRead the full story »

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June 29, 2011-”Get Well Soon, Wisconsin Unions” event all day in Madison

Do what you can to come to the Capitol to wish Wisconsin unions, workers and those attacked by Walker and the Fitzwalkerstan Fanatics some get well wishes! Get Well Soon, Wisconsin Unions When: Wed, June 29, 9:30am – 8:00pm Where: Wisconsin State Capitol Description: On Wednesday, June 29, the attackRead the full story »

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June 29, 2011-Walker’s collective bargaining bill disaster becomes law with legal battles ahead

Scott Walker’s overstepping and contentious collective bargaining bill will officially be law on June 29, but it will be late August before state employees see a difference in their paychecks. This is obviously a choice made to quell even more protests until after the recall elections. Nearly five months afterRead the full story »

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June 15, 2011-Wisconsin labor unions file lawsuit to block anti-union budget repair bill in Federal Court

A coalition of Wisconsin unions, who would be stripped of the democratic ability and long tradition of collective bargaining, have filed a Federal Court lawsuit fighting back against the Walker power grab and war on public workers. The Wisconsin State AFL-CIO joins a broad coalition of worker right’s organizations todayRead the full story »

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June 15, 2011-Sam Seder interviews John Nichols regarding Anti-Union Wisconsin Supreme Court decision (audio)

Sam Seder, host of Majority Report & Ring of Fire Radio, was sitting in for Thom Hartmann and interviewed John Nichols regarding the Wisconsin Supreme Court decision approving of Walker’s anti-union legislation. More information is here.

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June 14, 2011-People vs Walker Rally at Madison Capitol (video)

One of the fantastic speakers at the event, Mahlon Mitchell (President of Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin), got the crowd going and then the crowd (estimated in tens of thousands) calmly circled the Capitol building and held hands in solidarity and sang “We Shall Overcome”, due to fighting back againstRead the full story »

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June 14, 2011-Wisconsin State Supreme Court shows Republican activism overturning Open Meetings law violation

The Wisconsin State Supreme Court voted along partisan lines in favor of slapping the working people of Wisconsin with massive cuts to collective bargaining rights for public workers in the state, overturning Dane County Sumi’s decision that Wisconsin’s controversial law had been passed illegally by violating Open Meetings law. PerhapsRead the full story »

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Walkerville Tent City begins while the Walker Regime continues its War on Workers

The showdown again has begun and stripping workers’ rights are also combined with stripping people of their right to express themselves like they could before the Walker Regime began its power grab and marching orders from ALEC, the Koch Brothers and the plutocratic oligarchs at war on the Middle Class:Read the full story »

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