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Tag Archives: collective bargaining

Labor unions file lawsuit over Act 10

The International Union of Operating Engineers Locals 139 and 420 have filed a federal lawsuit seeking to invalidate Act 10, a law passed in 2011 that restricts collective bargaining.

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Group sues Madison schools over teacher contract (UPDATE)

School officials in Madison violated Republican Gov. Scott Walker's signature law barring public employers from collectively bargaining with their workers when it set up new contracts with the local teachers unions, a conservative group alleged in a lawsuit filed late Wednesday.

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The give and take of Act 10

The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled in a 5-2 decision released Thursday that whatever collective-bargaining rights state lawmakers give out, they can just as easily take away.

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AG candidates debate police issues

The top four candidates for Wisconsin attorney general agreed that heroin is the state's top public safety issue during a debate Saturday at the Wisconsin Professional Police Association annual meeting.

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Court: Legislator must turn over email records

A Democratic state senator must release the names and email addresses of people who sent him messages during the bitter debate over Republican Gov. Scott Walker's union restrictions to a conservative think tank, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday.

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