Republican leaders in Wisconsin are saying they will call special sessions to push so called right-to-work legislation over the objections of Governor Scott Walker while he pursues the presidency outside of Wisconsin.
Democratic Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Schilling responded saying, “”Rather than creating economic uncertainty for Wisconsin families and small businesses, Republicans should focus their attention on boosting family wages, closing the skills gap and fixing the $2.2 billion budget crisis they created.”
Clearly the legislature feels the need for immediate action in the Governor’s absence.
Even though Walker has raised concerns, Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said, “”Certainly we’ve had enough discussions that I’m confident the governor would sign it.”
Robin Vos the Assembly Speaker also has indicated that a special session is needed on right-to-work legislation.
IAM District 10 Directing Business Representative Russ Krings commented on the announcements saying, “The legislation harms working families and is responsible for union busting, job killing and wage cutting.”