BY staff | Madison, WI | 3/10/15
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed into law a ‘right to work’ measure, March 9, that impacts workers in the private sector.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 3/08/15
Dozens of students, faculty and union members gathered at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, March 4, to speak out against the Republican-sponsored 'Right to Work' bill.
BY staff | Madison, WI | 3/06/15
Right to Work passed in the Wisconsin State Assembly along party lines, 62-35, after a 24-hour debate. The bill is on Governor Scott Walker's desk.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 3/03/15
In Chicago, people had good reason to celebrate on Feb. 24. Rahm Emanuel was denied reelection in the mayoral primary. He needed 50% plus one vote, but he received less than 46%. His main opponent, Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, received 34%, and will face Emanuel on April 7 in a runoff. In addition, 19 city council seats will have runoff elections, an all-time high.
BY staff | Wisconsin | 3/02/15
Students for a Democratic Society stands with the Progressive Students of Milwaukee in solidarity with the working people of Wisconsin against union-busting "right to work" legislation proposed by the state senate and supported by Governor Scott Walker.
BY Andrew Urban | Madison, WI | 3/01/15
Thousands of union members and their supporters converged on the Wisconsin state capitol building, Feb. 28, to oppose a Republican-sponsored ‘Right to Work’ measure that aims at undermining labor unions in the private sector. The rally was organized by the AFL-CI0.
BY staff | Madison, WI | 2/27/15
A group of workers calling themselves "Defeat Right to Work in Wisconsin" have issued a statement calling for a protest Saturday.
BY staff | Madison, WI | 2/26/15
Thousand rallied, Feb. 25, on the steps of the Wisconsin Capitol. Hours later, hundreds chanted "Kill the bill" in the capitol rotunda while hanging banners and homemade signs. Later, dozens were ejected from the senate hearing room for shouting down Republican politicians trying to fast track the anti-worker law.
BY staff | Madison, WI | 2/25/15
Republicans pushed ‘Right to Work’ through the Senate labor committee, Feb. 24, and the bill will move to the Senate floor for debate Feb. 25.
BY staff | Madison, WI | 2/24/15
Thousands of people spent the day rallying against so-called ‘Right to Work’ legislation, Feb. 24. The anti-worker law could pass the legislature as early as next week.