Blindsided by a new law weakening union rights in Michigan, organized labor is preparing to target Republican governors in politically important states up for re-election in 2014 – part of a renewed offensive against perceived anti-union policies.
Republican Gov. Scott Walker said labor legislation would be a “huge distraction” from his priorities and signaled he won’t pursue any new bills on public or private unions in the coming legislative session.
Milwaukee officials want to join a lawsuit alleging Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s collective bargaining law is unconstitutional.
From California to Maine, unions used their political muscle in the recent elections to help install Democratic governors, build labor-friendly majorities in state legislatures and defeat ballot initiatives against them.
A law enforcement union filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the constitutionality of a Wisconsin law effectively ending collective bargaining for most public workers.
It’s a Republican redux in Madison.
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has asked the state appeals court to put on hold a judge’s ruling repealing major parts of Gov. Scott Walker’s law effectively ending collective bargaining for most public workers.
A Wisconsin judge refused Monday to put on hold his earlier decision repealing major parts of Gov. Scott Walker’s law effectively ending collective bargaining for most public workers.
A decision on whether to put on hold a judge’s ruling restoring major parts of Wisconsin’s collective bargaining law has been delayed.
The state Department of Justice has filed another round of briefs urging a judge to stay a ruling that struck down large portions of Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s contentious collective bargaining law.