Madison, WI – Massive protests are expected here, March 12. Tens of thousands of workers, students and community members are expected to converge on the state capitol Saturday afternoon. Buses have been chartered from across the state.
On March 11, Governor Scott Walker signed into law union busting legislation that strips public employees of their collective bargaining rights.
A student march is being organized by Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) from the Library Mall at 11:00 a.m. to meet up with thousands of workers outside the capitol.
The rally at the capitol is scheduled to begin at 2 pm. Musicians will perform between 2-3 pm, and speeches will start at 3pm.