5 Ways to Help Workers in Wisconsin
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Union members and non-union members alike have been looking for ways to help the protesters fighting for labor rights in Wisconsin. Here are a few ideas to get you started. ...

Religious Voices Enter Wisconsin Union Debate
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By Nicole NerouliasReligion News Service The pro-union rallies in Wisconsin have a retro feel to them -- particularly for people of faith. ...

Why neither side is blinking in Wisconsin's union-GOP budget showdown (The Christian Science Monitor)
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The Christian Science Monitor - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) isn't budging on his vow to scale back collective bargaining to reduce the power of public employee unions and enable him to trim state spending. Thousands of pro-union protesters swarmi ...

Catholic Bishops Back Wisconsin Union Protesters
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By Daniel BurkeReligion News Service WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Catholic bishops on Thursday (Feb. 24) threw their moral weight behind the pro-union protesters in Wisconsin, saying the rights of workers do not abate in difficult economic times. ...

Prank call fallout stokes Wisconsin union fight (Reuters)
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Reuters - The already bitter partisan fight over a Republican plan to curb public sector union power in Wisconsin took a bizarre turn on Wednesday as Democratic lawmakers responded angrily to comments the newly-elected governor made during a recorded ...

Wis. Republicans press forward on anti-union bill
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — As Republicans in Ohio edge back on a bill that would strip public workers of their union rights, their counterparts in Wisconsin are slogging ahead on a similar proposal. Both bills would take away many public workers’ right to ...

Public union battles spread across U.S.
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The fight over public union benefits and collective bargaining is spreading across the United States. Here is a state-by-state breakdown: ...

Wisconsin Dems Accuse Walker of Blocking Pro-Union Website
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Wisconsin Democrats are accusing Republican Gov. Scott Walker of trying to crack down on protesters of his anti-union bill by blocking access to a website that supporters of the labor movement used to rally demonstrators at the state Capitol. ...

States join Wisconsin in pushing collective bargaining bills
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As the fight over union rights continues to rage in Wisconsin, at least four other states have become battlegrounds as well. It has been reported that Iowa, Tennessee, Indiana and Ohio have all had thousands show up at their respective statehouses t ...

Assessing the Koch Connection in Wisconsin's Union Uproar (The Atlantic Wire)
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The Atlantic Wire - It seems David and Charles Koch, the billionaire brothers known for funding conservative and libertarian causes, have their fingerprints on the union showdown in Wisconsin. The New York Times reported on Monday that advocates from ...

Hundreds demonstrate in Colorado in support of Wisconsin unions
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Hundreds of union workers in Colorado took aim Tuesday at Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, rallying on the steps of the state Capitol as anti-union counterprotesters gathered nearby. ...

Conn. union members to rally for Wisconsin workers
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Union workers in Connecticut are planning to rally at the state Capitol to show support for unionized public employees in Wisconsin, where the Republican governor there has proposed stripping collective bargaining rights. ...

Wisconsin Republicans win test vote on union plan (Reuters)
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Reuters - The Wisconsin state Assembly late on Tuesday rejected an attempt to send back to the drawing board a Republican proposal to curb public sector union rights that has sparked large protests and a tense stand-off with Democrats. ...

Snyder says Wisconsin comparison off-base
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Lansing — Union members staged a noisy Capitol protest Tuesday against bills before the Legislature as Gov. Rick Snyder rejected comparisons between the labor debate here and in Wisconsin. ...


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