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Fri Jan 18, 2013, 05:35 PM

Federal court of appeals upholds Gov. Walker's union law

http://www.jsonline.com/news/statepolitics/federal-court-of-appeals-upholds-walkers-act-10-union-law-ur8eg0e-187488851.html


By Jason Stein and Patrick Marley of the Journal Sentinel

Madison - A federal court of appeals on Friday upheld Wisconsin's law repealing most collective bargaining for most public employees, handing a victory to Gov. Scott Walker and his fellow Republicans who put the law in place amid tumult two years ago.

Parts of the collective bargaining law, known as Act 10, remain on hold because of a state judge's ruling in a separate case, but Friday's decision was a setback for public employees and their unions.

Last year, U.S. District Judge William M. Conley largely upheld the legislation but struck down parts of Act 10 dealing with prohibitions on government employers withholding union dues from workers' paychecks as well as a section requiring labor unions to vote to recertify yearly. The U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago reversed that lower court's ruling in a split decision Friday that upheld the law in its entirety.



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Response to babsbunny (Original post)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 05:44 PM

1. The majority of the people in Wisconsin elected Walker. They also did not reelect Russ Feingold's

What,can progressives in that state do to fight the Koch brothers influence?

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Response to babsbunny (Original post)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 06:08 PM

2. You reap what you sow.

 

Vote Republican, get fucked.

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Response to babsbunny (Original post)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 06:15 PM

3. They elected the rat bastard twice. nt.

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