The Wisconsin Lie Exposed – Taxpayers Actually Contribute Nothing To Public Employee Pensions: Forbes

Gov. Scott Walker says he wants state workers covered by collective bargaining agreements to “contribute more” to their pension and health insurance plans. Accepting Gov. Walker’ s assertions as fact, and failing to check, creates the impression that somehow the workers are getting something extra, a gift from taxpayers. They are not. Out of every […]

Wisconsin Would Be The First Domino – We Are All Wisconsinites (via Peace and Justice Online)

The crisis in Wisconsin has the potential to drastically diminish the rights, salaries, and working conditions of Americans throughout the country.  Whether they are public employees, private sector employees, union members, or non-union workers, America’s working families will suffer if the conservative efforts in Wisconsin are successful. Public-sector employees are entitled to collective bargaining rights, […]

Wisconsin union files unfair labor practices charge against Walker (+ link to full complaint)

See bottom of this post for link to live stream of Governor Scott Walker’s Tuesday speech to legislature… (excerpt from) Journal Sentinel on-line WSEU files unfair labor practice charge against Walker by Don Walker of the Journal Sentinel / Feb. 28, 2011 12:43 p.m The Wisconsin State Employees Union on Monday filed an unfair labor […]

Sunday afternoon: Wisconsin protest update

excerpt from www.msnbc.com at about 6-m Sunday: Hundreds defy order to vacate Wisconsin Capitol At issue is Gov. Scott Walker’s bill to strip public workers of collective bargaining rights MADISON, Wis. — About 200 protesters have left the Wisconsin Capitol, but many more have remained behind in defiance of a 4 p.m. deadline… Capitol police […]

What’s happening in Wisconsin?: Union demonstrations

KW: I understand the need to stop Governor Walker in Wisconsin from abolishing collective bargaining power for unions there. Though, I hesitate to dive completely into this struggle, because I fear that some of this battle is a way for Democratic politicians to posture (in a fake and ineffective way) as heroes to the unions, […]

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