Part 8 of 9 in the series Right to Work
By Kirsten Adshead | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON — If WisconsinRepublicans intend to pursue right-to-work legislation in the coming months, they’re doing a fine job hiding their plans.
“No,” Gov. Scott Walker will not press the Legislature to pass a right-to-work bill, his spokesman, Cullen Werwie, said Wednesday.
Pressed to say [...]
Part 7 of 9 in the series Right to Work
By M.D. Kittle/ Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON – On Monday afternoon, a Milwaukee-based bus loaded with union members headed for Lansing, Mich., was destined for what some say is another battle in the political war that began in Wisconsin nearly two years ago.
The bus, sponsored by the Wisconsin [...]
Part 6 of 9 in the series Right to Work
By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org
LANSING — Overcoming the large crowds that have descended upon the capital, Michigan House members approved legislation allowing workers to freely decide whether they wish to pay union dues as a condition of employment.
Fights have broken out in front of the Capitol, and [...]
Part 5 of 9 in the series Right to Work
LANSING, Mich. — Tempers flared Tuesday morning here at the state Capitol as police — some on horses — moved into to break up a mob scene as the Republican-controlled House approved a contentious right-to-work bill.
Thousands of union members and friends of organized labor gathered to show their [...]
Part 4 of 9 in the series Right to Work
By Johnny Kampis | Missouri Watchdog
ST. LOUIS — Missouri may try to pass right-to-work legislation in 2013, but moving the bill through the General Assembly looks to be an uphill climb.
Right-to-work bans requirements that workers pay union dues as a condition of employment in certain sectors. The [...]
Part 3 of 9 in the series Right to Work
By Dustin Hurst | Watchdog.org
LANSING, Mich. — Lend an ear to union disciples for a few moments and you might come to believe that this week’s right-to-work tangle came out of thin air, a broadside attack on the working class.
“On Thursday, the bill just came out of [...]