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Wisconsin Collective Bargaining Law Struck Down

A Wisconsin judge has struck down the state law championed by Gov. Scott Walker that effectively ended collective bargaining rights for most public workers.

Dane County Circuit Judge Juan Colas ruled Friday that the law violates both the state and U.S. Constitution and is null and void. The ruling comes after a lawsuit brought by the Madison teachers union and a union for Milwaukee city employees.

Source: Wisconsin State Journal. Read full article. (link)

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  • KalkiDas||

    Jesus Christ. fucking ridiculous. They tried the recall, they try protesting. Then they found some rotten collectivist judge to get what they want. You know what I feel like now? Fuck them, let them keep getting what they want and let the whole damned thing crash. This country is done. Stick a fork in it.

  • freeAgent||

    Walker's mistake was not taking collective bargaining rights away from all state employees (ie, including police and firemen). Instead, and as the judge said, he created two classes of public employee: those with and those without collective bargaining privileges. Walker went weak sauce and is now paying the price.

  • XM||

    I thought the higher Wisconsin court already restored the law after another lower court struck it down earlier.

    This lower court admitted that the union doesn't have a constitutional right to collectively bargain. So what apparently is the problem with two "Separate classes"?

  • ThatSkepticGuy||

    So basically, this once again comes down to Leftists wanting to grant Unions the same personhood they want stripped from corporations.

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