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Wisconsin anti-union law: state Supreme
Court ruling probably the final say

Christian Science Monitor, by Mark Guarino

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 7/31/2014 7:18:22 PM

Ever since it became law in 2011, Act 10 in Wisconsin – which essentially ended collective bargaining for most public workers – has sparked countless court challenges, generated angry protests at the State Capitol, and fueled a recall campaign of the governor. A ruling Thursday by the state Supreme Court indicates the law will stand, leaving opponents with little choice but to move on. “This is the end of the pending challenges and is unlikely to be replaced by some persuasive new challenge that hasn’t already been attempted,” says Charles Franklin, a law professor and polling director at Marquette University in Milwaukee.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: shamus, 7/31/2014 7:45:20 PM     (No. 9948497)

Workers refuse to pay union dues if given a choice. They obviously think the union has no value.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: periwinkel, 7/31/2014 7:55:18 PM     (No. 9948503)

Absolutely amazing. Wisconsin and Michigan, two northern, liberal states, leading the way for all the slower midwestern states. Good going, Governor Walker and Governor Snyder!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: cjohn2979, 7/31/2014 8:48:16 PM     (No. 9948574)

Democrats are seeing their largest source of funding dwindle away.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: richwill, 7/31/2014 10:23:38 PM     (No. 9948699)

A high five for governor Walker.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lil dotty, 8/1/2014 12:08:02 AM     (No. 9948782)

Very nice, Governor. Congrats!

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