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Feb 29, 2016

AFL-CIO endorses Kloppenburg

The AFL-CIO of Wisconsin has endorsed Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg for Supreme Court justice.

Mar 19, 2015

Judge declines to block new right-to-work law

A judge on Thursday declined to block Wisconsin's new right-to-work law, allowing it to remain in effect while several unions challenge the statute.

Mar 17, 2015

DOJ defends right-to-work law

The Wisconsin Department of Justice is urging a judge to let the state's right-to-work law stand.

Feb 23, 2015

Right-to-work court battles look tough for state’s unions (UPDATE)

Wisconsin union leaders may not get much help from judges if they file a legal challenge to Republicans' right-to-work provisions, as courts have done little to weaken similar measures in other states.

Nov 29, 2012

Courts to hear challenges to Obama NLRB appointments

In a major test of presidential power, federal appeals courts are starting to hear legal challenges to President Barack Obama's decision to bypass the Senate in appointing three members to the National Labor Relations Board.

Aug 19, 2011

Madison unions file suit against collective bargaining law

Madison teachers filed suit against Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday claiming the state’s collective bargaining restrictions infringe on free speech rights.

Aug 10, 2011

Parties sort through recall election aftermath

By Scott Bauer Associated Press Madison — A stand by Wisconsin Republicans against a massive effort to oust them from power could reverberate across the country as the battle over union rights and the conservative revolution heads toward the 2012 presidential race. Democrats succeeded in taking two Wisconsin state Senate seats away from Republican incumbents […]

Jun 15, 2011

New lawsuit filed against collective bargaining law

SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin state employees will start paying more for their health care and pension benefits in late August, state officials said Wednesday as a coalition of unions filed a new lawsuit against the GOP-supported plan that strips away collective bargaining rights from most public workers. The announcement […]

Jun 15, 2011

Worker groups file suit to block budget bill

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A coalition of Wisconsin worker rights groups is going to court to block Gov. Scott Walker’s budget repair bill. The groups are filing a federal lawsuit against the governor’s plan to strip most public workers of their collective bargaining rights. The groups are challenging the bill’s constitutionality. The lawsuit contends the […]

Mar 1, 2011

Judge orders Capitol open to general public (UPDATE)

A Dane County judge on Tuesday ordered Wisconsin officials to open the Capitol to the public during normal business hours, reversing a temporary policy that restricted access to people who had appointments or other specific business.


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