Tag Archives: Wisconsin

NEW 2.2

Entire Issue: Vol. 2, Book 2 ARTICLES Michael L. Artz, Beyond Wisconsin: Union Rights Admist State Attacks on Public Sector Collective Bargaining Harold Datz, Stripping Public Employees’ Rights for Wisconsin Budget Repair: Reality or Rhetoric? PANELS Wal-Mart v. Dukes: Is 1.6 Million Women 0.6 Million Too Many? NOTES Scott B. Mac Lagan, New Process Steel: Stevens’ Last Stand Against […]

New Wisconsin Law Limits State Court Discrimination Remedies

On April 6, 2012, Wisconsin employers celebrated as Governor Scott Walker signed into law legislation repealing a state law enacted in 2009 that permitted employees to recover compensatory and punitive damages in employment discrimination suits under the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. The bill was opposed by special interests groups advocating for women’s rights who painted […]

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Survives Recall

On Tuesday June 5, 2012 the labor movement suffered a blow when Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker won his recall election. Gov. Walker is the first governor in US history to survive a recall election. The recall election was the contentious result of Gov. Walker’s signing into law a bill that stripped away the collective bargaining […]

Arizona’s Proposed Anti-Union Legislation is Strikingly Similar to WI, OH Laws

The country’s anti-union forces have set their sights on Arizona this month, where state legislators are considering four anti-union bills that target the collective bargaining rights of public workers. The bills, backed by the Koch brothers, are modeled in the spirit of Wisconsin’s attack on public workers last March.  The state senate passed the first […]