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Wis. Business Owner Upset Over ‘Right-To-Work’ Expanding in Minn.

A Wisconsin business owner upset over enactment of a right-to-work law and other policies says he is expanding in Minnesota because the economic policies there are more conducive for his operation.

03/10/2015

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Wisconsin Gov. Walker Signs Right-To-Work Bill

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has signed a right-to-work bill into law, striking another blow against organized labor after four years ago effectively ending collective bargaining for public-sector workers.

03/09/2015

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Wisconsin Residents Sound Off On ‘Right-To-Vote’ Bill

On Friday, Wisconsin became the 25th state to pass a right-to-work bill. Lawmakers in the state assembly fiercely debated the bill for more than 20 hours into the early morning. The bill finally passed around 9 a.m.

03/06/2015

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Wisconsin Assembly Sends Right-To-Work Bill To Gov. Walker

Wisconsin lawmakers voted Friday to make their state the 25th to enact right-to-work legislation, pushing a fast-tracked bill through the Assembly after an overnight debate and sending it on to Gov. Scott Walker for his promised signature.

03/06/2015

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MN Lawmaker Lures WI Businesses Over ‘Right-To-Work’ Bill

A Minnesota Republican lawmaker is getting in the middle of Wisconsin’s “right-to-work” debate. Republican Gov. Scott Walker says he’ll sign the bill when it reaches his desk, which would make union membership voluntary.

03/03/2015

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Wisconsin Senate To Consider Right-To-Work Legislation

The Wisconsin Senate is set to dive into what could be a fierce debate on a Republican right-to-work bill after an evening of bitter protests over the legislation at the state Capitol.

02/25/2015

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Wisconsin Republicans Plan Vote On Right-To-Work Next Week

In a surprise announcement, the Republican leader of the state Senate says he will schedule a vote for next week on a yet-to-be-introduced bill that would make Wisconsin a right-to-work state.

02/20/2015

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Digital Debate: Teamster’s Hoffa & Amway Heir DeVos: Clash Over Unions!

James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.

10/29/2012

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Thousands Of Union Workers Rally Against ‘Right To Work’

More than a thousand union workers will rally at the State Capitol Tuesday for what appears to be a victory celebration.

03/27/2012

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Minn. GOP Senators Want Vote On ‘Right To Work’

A group of Republican state senators say they want the full Senate to vote on a constitutional amendment that would make union membership voluntary in Minnesota, despite signs the bill is stalled at the Capitol.

03/20/2012

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Minn. Union Airs TV Ad Against ‘Right To Work’

The Minnesota AFL-CIO is airing TV and radio ads across Minnesota against a constitutional amendment under consideration at the Capitol that would curb union strength.

03/13/2012

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Unions Crowd Minn. Capitol Over ‘Right To Work’

A Minnesota Senate committee on Monday passed a bill that would let voters statewide decide if Minnesota should be a right-to-work state with voluntary union membership.

03/12/2012

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Weighing In On Proposed ‘Right To Work’ Amendment

Minnesota Republicans have proposed a “right to work” amendment to the state constitution.

02/12/2012

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Union Fight Brews With Right-To-Work Push In Minn.

Republicans pulled Minnesota into an explosive issue Thursday by introducing legislation to make union membership optional, setting the stage for a fight that has triggered boycotts by Democratic lawmakers and large protests in other states.

02/02/2012

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Several Legislative Issues Could End Up In Voters’ Hands

A key Republican lawmaker wants voters to curb lawmakers’ spending by amending the Minnesota Constitution.

05/03/2011