MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s largest public employees union has filed a complaint alleging Gov. Scott Walker is engaging in unfair labor practices by refusing to negotiate with it. The complaint filed Monday by the Wisconsin State Employees Union asks ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The leader of the state’s largest public employee union says the workers are willing to make financial concessions to Gov. Scott Walker but will not give up their collective bargaining rights. Thousands of people have descended ...Read More »
By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin unions were mobilizing Monday to fight Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to remove nearly all collective bargaining rights for public employees. They don’t have much time. The Legislature is moving quickly ...
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By ?SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker promised to target public employee benefits and Medicaid programs in order to deal with Wisconsin’s budget shortfall, but offered few details in his first State of the State ...Read More »
By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Forcing concessions from state employees is a popular talking point for Gov. Scott Walker and one that likely will find a central place in his first State of the State speech ...Read More »
By Marie Rohde Construction industry leaders want Gov.-elect Scott Walker to trim the regulatory fat from the state Department of Commerce while remaking the agency into a partly private board. “This is the perfect time to look at all of ...
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By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Dejected Democrats quietly ended a messy lame-duck session to approve state contracts Thursday, hours after one of their key leaders unexpectedly turned on them and voted the deals down. Senate President ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The largest state employees union has approved a new contract that calls for increased health care and pension contributions. Officials with the Wisconsin State Employees Union issued a statement Friday saying its members have approved the ...Read More »
By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The incoming leader of Assembly Democrats said it was “startling” that Republican Gov.-elect Scott Walker would float the possibility of essentially abolishing state employee unions, and that it appeared he wanted ...Read More »
By ?SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democrats are trying to approve state labor union contracts in a lame duck session before Republicans take over the Legislature in January. Republican Gov.-elect Scott Walker has asked that the process ...Read More »