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Posted by Mary Bottari on March 02, 2015

As the Wisconsin legislature gets ready to ram through a union-busting bill that will significantly impact the economy of the entire state, Wisconsin's newest member of the Senate asked perhaps the most pertinent question of her Republican colleagues: "what beating hearts are for this bill?"

Posted by Jonas Persson on March 03, 2015

The testimony at yesterday's hearing on the Wisconsin "right to work" bill was dramatic.

"Imagine leaving the [Capitol] today, ready to get some food when a cab pulls up. Two guys grab you, throw you into the back of the cab. The driver announces that the cab is on its way to Green Bay. You protest. But the other passengers don't let you out. They pull over in Green Bay, the car stops, they untie you and demand $300."

This, says Greg Mourad, VP of the National Right to Work Committee (NRTWC), is the way that unions in Wisconsin organize, and why the bill should be passed.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on February 27, 2015

Here are the faces of some of those protesters that Walker "took on" in 2011, which he says will prepare him for confronting a group known for beheadings and burning people alive.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on February 26, 2015

An ALEC "scholar" says that an ALEC right-to-work law will be great for Wisconsin. Economists disagree.

Posted by Jessica Mason on February 25, 2015

Americans for Prosperity's statewide ad buy in support of Right-to-Work comes as no surprise to Wisconsinites.

Posted by Mary Bottari on February 24, 2015

In his opening statement, Sen. Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) claimed that right to work legislation would "protect every worker" from being forced to join a union.

Posted by Mary Bottari on February 24, 2015

Wisconsin state legislators will meet in an "extraordinary session" today in order to take up so-called "right to work" legislation.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on February 23, 2015

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) made headlines last week after Wisconsin Republicans introduced a virtually word-for-word copy of the ALEC “model” Right to Work Act, following on the heels of Michigan and other states that have taken up the ALEC-inspired anti-union measures in recent years.

Posted by Jody Knauss on February 20, 2015

To much fanfare, Walmart has announced a program to raise wages for its lowest paid workers.

Posted by Jody Knauss on February 19, 2015

In the multi-pronged corporate attack on working people, two public relations and lobbying campaigns have appeared, taking aim at the National Labor Relations Board.

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