By James Briggs State workers again are facing uncertainty as measures originally passed in March to eliminate collective bargaining rights are set to become law. After the state Supreme Court‘s ruling in favor of Gov. Scott Walker’s bill, Department of ...Read More »
By James Briggs Nearly three months into Gov. Scott Walker’s tenure, some lawmakers and state workers are declaring the governor’s attempt to identify wasteful spending a failure. Walker in January established the Commission on Waste Fraud and Abuse intended, in ...
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By James Briggs Feeling backed into a corner by Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to eliminate collective bargaining rights for public employees, thousands of public and private union workers filled the state Capitol and surrounded the square Tuesday. Those who arrived ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder An amendment to the state’s constitution that would create a rainy day budget and keep Wisconsin’s employees at work is drawing support from people dealing with furloughs. “We were laid off nine days in the last fiscal ...Read More »
By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press Writer MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A state union bargaining unit representing about 1,100 engineers filed a lawsuit against the state Tuesday seeking to stop temporary layoffs. The union argued in the lawsuit filed in Dane ...Read More »