OH Passes Own Anti-Union Bill

Following Wisconsin's lead, Ohio's Republican-controlled Legislature passed a bill last week curbing the power of public employee unions. The Ohio measure - SB 5 - actually goes further than the one in Wisconsin by not exempting police officers and firefighters from its provisions. As amended...

Battle over Union Power in WI Shifts to Courts

Days after Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) signed the bill that had cast Madison into a state of chaos for weeks, the battle over public employee union power shifted to the state's courts. And the workers won the first skirmish, when Dane County Circuit Judge Maryann Sumi issued a temporary restraining...