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Tag Archives: Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters

Trades leaders plea for civil discussion on right-to-work (UPDATE) (access required)

Despite the opposition of one Madison sheet-metal worker, trades union members largely expressed agreement Tuesday morning with their leaders' call to reason with lawmakers over right-to-work legislation rather than take to the street in protest.

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CAPITOLISMS BLOG: Right-to-work and unleashing hungry wolves

In an article appearing next to Terry McGowan’s byline in the winter issue of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139’s Wisconsin News, the president and business manager of the road-builders and excavators union declares there are “strong political allies standing with us” in the fight against right-to-work legislation, changes to the state’s prevailing wage and similar proposals.

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