In 2015, then-Governor Scott Walker and the Republican-controlled state legislature passed a so-called “Right-to-Work” bill. The legislation, which undercut private sector unions, came four years after the Walker administration launched an opening salvo with Act Ten — which hamstrung Wisconsin’s public sector unions. Now, Wisconsin’s labor activists have a path to repealing some Walker-era labor […]
(WORT) — This week we cover Wisconsin’s right-to-work law being put on hold, the Madison Common Council proposing to take away powers from the mayor, and Tone Madison editor Scott Gordon talks to Madison rock duo Dick the Bruiser.
MADISON (WORT) — During a campaign speech in Las Vegas Monday, Governor Scott Walker promised–if elected president–to eliminate federal employee unions and to push for right-to-work legislation in every state.
MADISON (WORT) –On Labor Day, President Barack Obama argued for the continued importance of labor unions and joked about the 2016 GOP presidential hopefuls, including Governor Scott Walker. Darien Lamen reports.
Savage Class War Radio returns with a Madison Workers Got the Blues edition. What with Act 10 and Right to Work and all the little pecks and nips at workers’ take home pay or pension building, it’s a sad time. Here’s a program with some thoughts and questions about where the working class might go […]
MADISON (WORT) — Wisconsin is slated to become the latest state to pass controversial right-to-work legislation. Dylan Brogan recaps Wisconsin’s swift and often bitter debate over right-to-work from start to finish.