Monthly Archives: March 2011
STRIPPING PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RIGHTS FOR THE SAKE OF WISCONSIN BUDGET REPAIR: REALITY OR RHETORIC?
Tom Brady, Drew Brees, and Peyton Manning are the lead plaintiffs in a class action suit filed by Weil Gotshal and Dewey & LeBouef today in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota against the 32 National Football League teams. The class action complaint accuses the teams of violations of Section 1 of […]
Complaint filed by Dane Co. alleges violations of 3/5ths quorum required by Wis. Const. Art. IV, § 8, open meeting laws Wis. Stat. §§ 19.81, 19.82, 19.84 and 19.96 http://ow.ly/4cLWj
The Labor and Employment Law Forum is currently accepting submissions for articles related to the collective bargaining rights of public sector employees. Submissions are due July 15, 2011 and if accepted, will be published in late 2011 in conjunction with the annotated transcript of our Public Employees Panel. Submissions will be accepted via ExpressO, LexOpus […]
The New York Times (J. Battista) has interesting piece today regarding the possibility and consequences of a decertification by the NFL Player’s Association. From the article: “Instead of remaking the system the way they did in the late 1980s and early 1990s — when the union became the first and only one in a major […]
Monday, March 14 · 12:00pm – 1:30pm Please join us for a discussion of the collective bargaining measures proposed in Wisconsin, Tennessee, Indiana and Ohio that would weaken or eliminate collective bargaining rights of public employee unions and the long-reaching effects of these measures. The discussion will take place at the Washington College of Law, […]