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UNIONS UNITE: AFL-CIO conference gives Evers platform to talk roads, other priorities

The Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers addresses a crowd during the Wisconsin AFL-CIO's annual convention in Milwaukee on Tuesday while Phil Neuenfeldt, past president of the labor union, and Stephanie Bloomingdale, the current president, welcome him. (Staff photo by Nate Beck)

Embattled Wisconsin labor unions think they would see an end to union-busting policies if Wisconsin were governed by the Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers, who is challenging Gov. Scott Walker this fall — and are spending big to help him get there.

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Assembly advances bill reducing union influence over worker’s comp policy (UPDATE)

The state Assembly advanced a bill Tuesday that would cut by more than half the number of union representatives on a panel with great influence over the state’s workers’ comp policies. Assembly Bill 308, which was up before Assembly lawmakers ...

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