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Independent contractors’ hopes dashed by sneaky procedural move

By   /  May 3, 2016  /  Labor, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Independent contractors working in Vermont lost their best chance at independence on Monday when a bill defining their status reached the House floor after months of delay.

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Russ Feingold is listening — to big labor and his other out-of-state contributors

By   /  April 26, 2016  /  Federal Government, Labor, News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Big labor in particular has spent big money on the Middleton liberal in his bid to take back the seat he lost to conservative Sen. Ron Johnson in 2010.

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Nonprofit still offering free legal services as right-to-work battle heats up

By   /  April 25, 2016  /  Judiciary, Labor, News, State Government, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“The recent ruling against Wisconsin’s Right to Work law will not deter the National Right to Work Foundation from providing free legal assistance to union-abused Wisconsin employees,” said Mark Mix,

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Chicago teachers threaten another strike

By   /  April 19, 2016  /  Education Blog, Illinois, Labor  /  No Comments

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Amid ongoing budgetary and funding uncertainty, Chicago teachers are once again threatening to strike, less than three weeks after a one-day walkout that shut down schools April 1.

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Schimel seeks stay, unions mislead on status of right-to-work law

By   /  April 13, 2016  /  Judiciary, Labor, News, State Government, Wisconsin  /  No Comments


“Not until an appellate court declares a law unconstitutional is it invalidated statewide,” WILL stated.

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Public employee union spends $28 million on progressive politics

By   /  April 12, 2016  /  Labor, National, News  /  No Comments

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Left-wing politicians, lobbyists and activist groups raked in more than $28 million in government workers’ union dues last year.

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