Dayton Has Crucial Union Edge In Governor’s Race

Gov. Mark Dayton got a hero’s welcome Monday from union workers at the Minnesota AFL-CIO Conference in St. Paul. Dayton, Minnesota’s first Democratic governor in two decades, told convention delegates he delivered what he promised – jobs.


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Wis. To Act As Though Anti-Union Law Official

Until it’s told otherwise, Wisconsin’s Department of Administration says it will move forward as though an unsettled law that takes away certain collective bargaining rights has become official.


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Appeals Court Cedes Wis. Union Law To Higher Court

A state appeals court declined to rule Thursday on whether to allow a law stripping public employee unions of nearly all their collective bargaining rights to take effect, saying the issue should be decided by the Wisconsin Supreme Court.


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Wisconsin Anti-Union Law To Take Effect March 26

Wisconsin’s Secretary of State tells The Associated Press that he has decided not to publish a bill taking away public workers’ collective bargaining rights until the latest day possible.


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Judge To Order Protesters Out Of Wisconsin Capitol

A Wisconsin judge says he will order about 100 pro-union protesters to leave the state Capitol Thursday night.


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Police Won’t Boot Protesters From Wis. Capitol

The occupation of the Wisconsin Capitol by protesters fighting efforts to strip public workers of union bargaining rights carried on Sunday after police decided not to forcibly remove demonstrators and end a nearly two-week-long sit-in.


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Protesters Across US Decry Wis. Anti-Union Efforts

Rallies were held across the country Saturday to support thousands of protesters holding steady at the Wisconsin Capitol in their fight against Republican-backed legislation aimed at weakening unions.