Starbucks alleges the National Labor Relations Board engaged in misconduct with pro-union efforts at Starbucks locations.
In a state with twice as many people as Wisconsin, Ohio Gov. John Kasich was set to sign into law a bill that makes stricter curbs on government unions than the more highly visible Wisconsin law now facing legal challenges.
Police physically removed more than a dozen demonstrators at an entrance to the Assembly chamber in the Wisconsin capitol building on Thursday ahead of vote in that chamber of a bill that would remove collective bargaining rights from public state employee unions.
The Wisconsin Senate voted on Wednesday to weaken public employee unions in the state even as 14 Democratic senators remained away from the capital in an effort to delay the vote.
The head of Wisconsin's Democratic Party filed a series of ethics violations complaints against Gov. Scott Walker on Monday.
A frustrated Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker was poised on Friday to issue layoff notices to 1,500 state workers, blaming the move on a two-week standoff over his bill to curb union collective bargaining rights.
Smiling and cheering protesters exited the Wisconsin state capitol on Thursday past a file of state law enforcement officers on Thursday after a judge's ruling that the public could remain in the building only during normal office hours.
Ohio is moving faster than Wisconsin to weaken public unions. Ohio's Senate voted on Wednesday to prohibit public employees from striking and to restrict certain collective bargaining rights, including negotiations on pensions and health care.
The text of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s speech regarding the budget:
The Wisconsin State Employees Union (WSEU) accused new Republican Gov. Scott Walker of unfair labor practices for refusing to bargain in a complaint filed Monday with a state employment commission. The legal challenge comes amid a standoff between Walker and state legislative Democrats over a proposal to limit bargaining rights
The following is a transcript of a nearly 20 minute conversation on February 22, 2011 between Ian Murphy, a columnist for the website known as The Buffalo Beast, and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. Murphy was posing as conservative activist David Koch.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker warned of thousands of layoffs ahead if Democrats which fled to Illinois don't return to vote on a bill which cuts some collective bargaining rights for state workers.
Indiana Democrats are imitating their Wisconsin peers and have reportedly refused to show up for a vote. Members of the state of Indiana's House of Representatives are headed to neighboring Illinois to avoid a vote anti-union legislation, according to a report.
A fascinating battle is brewing in the state of Wisconsin between the newly-elected Republican governor and thousands of public sector workers who are outraged over proposals to sharply reduce (or eliminate) the union’s right to collective bargain.
Potential 2012 Republican presidential candidate Sarah Palin wrote the following letter on her Facebook page, expressing her solidarity with the union movement, but warning of the need to make sacrifices.