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.
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
Tensions within the Wisconsin Supreme Court may have gotten even more heated during last month's union reform case than the discordant decision upholding the law curbing the power of public employee unions suggested. According to unnamed sources, the day before that ruling was issued, Justice David...
A county judge in Wisconsin has struck down most of the
law Gov. Scott Walker (R) signed last year that restricted public employees'
collective bargaining rights and sparked mass protests in Madison.
Dane County Circuit Court Judge Juan Colas said the provisions of the law
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