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  • iMail , News , Politics & Legislation October 8, 2019

    Machinists Urge Congress to Pass PRO Act

    Machinists Union International President Robert Martinez Jr. is urging congressional lawmakers to vote “yes” on the Protecting the Rights to Organize (PRO) Act. “The PRO Act is a vitally important piece of legislation that strengthens federal laws and protect workers’ right to organize a union and bargain for higher wages and better benefits,” Martinez wrote

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  • iMail , News June 30, 2011

    Backlash Grows Against GOP Anti-Worker Agenda

    The nationwide Republican effort to roll back collective bargaining rights and break unions is taking a toll – on Republican lawmakers. In Wisconsin, a desperate GOP is trying to stall recall races for several state GOP senators by running GOP candidates as Democrats. In New Hampshire, the resignations of two GOP legislators from key GOP

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  • iMail , News June 21, 2011

    Wisconsin Conservative Justices Uphold Walker Budget Bill

    A narrow conservative majority on the Wisconsin State Supreme Court upheld GOP Governor Scott Walker’s union-busting budget bill and cleared the way for its implementation. The court’s decision to vacate an injunction against the bill by lower court judge Maryann Sumi is highly suspect. The court ignored relevant facts and decided the case the same

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  • iMail , News April 7, 2011

    Walker Backlash Roils Wisconsin Supreme Court Race

    Wisconsin voters spoke loud and clear in the first chance they had to react to GOP Governor Scott Walker’s union busting budget bill and other antics funded by conservatives like the Koch brothers. In a close race for the Wisconsin Supreme Court, liberal candidate JoAnne Kloppenburg overcame a thirty-point deficit in just over six weeks

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