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Michael Moore Rallies Wis. Pro-Union Protesters

Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore is telling Wisconsin residents to keep up the fight against Gov. Scott Walker’s collective bargaining bill.

03/05/2011

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In Union Strongholds, Residents Wrestle With Cuts

There once was a time when Harry and Nancy Harrington — their teenage children in tow — walked the picket line outside the nursing home where she was a medical aide, protesting the lack of a pension plan for the unionized work force.

03/05/2011

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Delta Flight Attendants Sue Over Profit-Sharing

Six flight attendants for Delta Air Lines Inc. are suing the airline because their profit-sharing checks were smaller because of a union dispute.

03/02/2011

Protestors walk through a hallway in the State Capitol on February 23, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. Protestors have occupied the state capitol for the past nine days protesting the Republican Governor Scott Walker's attempt to push through a budget bill that would restrict collective bargaining for most government workers. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Poll: Americans Back Collective Bargaining Rights

A new poll finds that Americans oppose efforts to weaken public employee unions’ collective bargaining rights by an almost two to one margin.

02/28/2011

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Police Let Protesters Stay Night At Wis. Capitol

Protesters who spent the night in Wisconsin’s Capitol vowed Monday to remain as long as necessary to speak out against Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to end most collective bargaining rights and demonstrate against his budget.

02/28/2011

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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.

02/27/2011

Protestors walk through a hallway in the State Capitol on February 23, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. Protestors have occupied the state capitol for the past nine days protesting the Republican Governor Scott Walker's attempt to push through a budget bill that would restrict collective bargaining for most government workers. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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.

02/26/2011

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Groups Rally In St. Paul To Support Wis. Workers

Organizers of a rally in front of the state Capitol in St. Paul say they expect more than 1,000 Minnesotans, including teachers and other public sector workers, to show up in support of Wisconsin workers maintaining their collective bargaining rights.

02/26/2011

Wisconsin State Workers Protest Proposed Cuts To Benefits

Esme’s Blog: Wisconsin: Could It Happen Here?

As fury rages in Wisconsin, Republican legislators in Minnesota are putting forward five bills that union leaders have identified as severely limiting the rights of union workers.

02/26/2011

Protestors demonstrate in the capitol rotunda on February 25, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. Demonstrators have occupied the building for the past 11 days protesting the governor's attempt to push through a bill that would restrict collective bargaining for most government workers. Early this morning the state assembly passed the bill. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Minnesotans Join Wisconsin Union Rally In Hudson

Minnesotans joined in a pro-union rally Saturday in Hudson, Wis. Several dozen teachers who belong to Education Minnesota traveled to Hudson to show support for Wisconsin union workers trying to retain collective bargaining rights.

02/26/2011

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Wis. Assembly Passes Bill Taking Away Union Rights

Republicans in the Wisconsin Assembly took the first significant action on their plan to strip collective bargaining rights from most public workers, abruptly passing the measure early Friday morning before sleep-deprived Democrats realized what was happening.

02/25/2011

The expected 200 amendments to Gov. Scott Walker's budget repair bill in the early morning hours on February 24, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. Protestors have occupied the capitol building for the past nine days protesting the governor's attempt to push through a bill that would restrict collective bargaining for most government workers. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Wis. Assembly Reaches Deal To End Debate, Vote

Wisconsin state troopers were dispatched Thursday to the doorsteps of some of the AWOL Democratic senators in hopes of finding at least one who would come back to allow a vote on a measure to curb the power of public-employee unions.

02/24/2011

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NFL, Union Take TV Money Dispute Before Judge

Attorneys for the NFL and the players’ union have taken their fight over $4 billion in TV revenue before a federal judge in Minnesota.

02/24/2011

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Largest Crowd Yet Descends On Wisconsin Capitol.

A state Capitol thrown into political chaos swelled for a fifth day with nearly 70,000 protesters, as supporters of Republican efforts to scrap the union rights of state workers challenged pro-labor protesters face-to-face for the first time and GOP leaders insisted again Saturday there was no room for compromise.

02/19/2011

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Hundreds Gather In Hudson, Wis., Over Collective Bargaining Bill

It’s more than four hours away from Madison, but on the streets of Hudson, Wis., crowds gathered making it look very similar to the capital.

02/19/2011

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AFL-CIO Says Unions Won’t Stop Fighting Wis. Bill

AFL-CIO leaders say union members in Wisconsin will keep fighting against proposed anti-union legislation, even if it passes.

02/18/2011

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Religious Leaders Offer Sanctuary To Wis. Dems

Religious leaders in Illinois and Wisconsin are offering sanctuary to Wisconsin Democrats as they boycott a vote on a Republican bill that would strip public workers of nearly all their collective bargaining rights.

02/18/2011

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Too Many Teachers Out, Schools Close In Hudson, Wis.

Schools in Hudson, Wis. canceled classes Friday because of the high number of teachers that called in sick.

02/18/2011

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Wis. Teacher Reacts To Controversial Budget Bill

Jarrod Hamdorf has been a math teacher for ten years. His wife’s been a Spanish teacher for nine. They both have master’s degrees. Even though they’re established in their careers, they’re both considering leaving the field.

02/17/2011

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Wis. State Workers Protest ‘Assault On Workers’ Rights’

More protests are planned across Wisconsin on Thursday over a proposal that unions call an assault on workers’ rights.

02/16/2011

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AFSCME Members OK Tentative Deal With Duluth

Members of the largest single union representing Duluth city workers have ratified a tentative labor contract with the city.

02/10/2011

Jimmy John’s Workers Could Get 2nd Unionizing Vote

Employees at ten Jimmy John’s sandwich shops in the Twin Cities could get another chance at deciding whether to unionize.

01/11/2011

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New Flyer, Union Agree On Crookston Plant Contract

New Flyer Industries Inc. has reached agreement on a new five-year contract with the union representing workers at its Crookston bus-making plant.

12/16/2010

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Delta Stock And Stores Workers Reject Union

Delta Air Lines says a vote by 700 workers who manage the parts used by its mechanics has rejected a union.

11/22/2010

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Minnesota Union Warns Of Recount Fundraising Scam

The Minnesota AFL-CIO is warning of fraudulent calls in the labor federation’s name to raise money for Democrat Mark Dayton’s recount expenses.

11/19/2010

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