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Wisconsin High Court Clash Gets Physical

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...

Illinois Averts State Worker Strike

After more than 15 months of negotiations, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (D) and the state's largest state employee union reached a tentative contract agreement last week averting what would likely have been the biggest state worker strike in the country since collective bargaining laws were enacted...