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From the MacIver Institute: Back in 2011, Governor Scott Walker and the Republican legislature withstood tremendous pressure from Big Labor and its allies to pass collective bargaining reform and Act 10. While the journey to get to here has been a bit bumpy, the taxpayer savings that Wisconsinites have realized from Act 10 have been…(Read More)

  National Right to Work Committee Congratulates West Virginia on Becoming 26th Right to Work State nrtwc.org, February 12, 2016 “Today marks a tremendous victory in the fight to protect every West Virginian’s right to get or keep a job without having to pay union dues or fees. With the House of Delegates…(Read More)

    Worker files unfair labor charge against GM, UAW Detroit News Online, December 01, 2015 Daniel Lowery of Holly is claiming unfair labor practices against the three entities, according to a copy of the charges filed last week by the National Right to Work Defense Foundation Inc. on behalf of Lowery. The foundation says…(Read More)

11 Million Workers Are Forced To Pay Union Dues: Congress Should Help Them The Daily Caller Online, June 03, 2015 The National Right to Work Act (S. 391/H.R. 612) was introduced in both chambers of Congress earlier this year. This easy to read, one-page bill does not add one single word to…(Read More)

UPDATE: Assembly passes right-to-work on party line vote WAOW.com, ABC, March 06, 2015 After a marathon session, the Wisconsin Assembly has passed the right-to-work bill. Republicans said the bill was called good for workers. “We’re fighting for the right of every single worker in this state to have their…(Read More)

WEAC’s Not the Only One

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Apparently other Wisconsin public sector unions are reeling from the curtailment in the scope of monopoly bargaining (Act 10), as reflected in the staggering membership losses experienced by other public sector unions.  Robert Samuels comments in the Washington Post. Walker had vowed that union power would shrink, workers would be judged on their merits, and…(Read More)

WEAC Scrambles for Power

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Passage of Act 10 gave Wisconsin teachers the power to refrain from supporting or joining a teachers’ labor union in order to get or keep a job.  With a 50% loss in membership, the Wisconsin Education Association Council is turning its money and power to local races in an effort to recoup some of their…(Read More)

Two Wisconsin unions failed to file a timely petition to represent several government employees, as required by Act 10. The Wisconsin Public Relations Commission is sticking to its guns, and the law. Molly Williams has the story in Courthouse News. The Wisconsin Association of State Prosecutors and Local 150 of the Service Employees International Union…(Read More)

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