Act 10

The Wisconsin Supreme Court listened to arguments Monday over whether Act 10 is unconstitutional.

The state Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday in yet another challenge to Act 10.  The law dismantled most collective bargaining rights for most public workers, more than two years ago.

A Wisconsin state agency will learn Monday whether it's acting in contempt of court -- because it's enforcing Act 10. 

A Wisconsin appeals court will decide whether to lift a contempt of court ruling against the agency enforcing new public union election requirements.

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A Madison judge has found Wisconsin labor relations officials in contempt of court for continuing to enforce portions of Gov. Walker's collective bargaining restrictions.

Dane County Circuit Judge Juan Colas issued his ruling against the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission following a hearing Monday.

Colas ruled last year the restrictions were unconstitutional as applied to two unions representing Madison teachers and Milwaukee public workers.

Federal Judge Upholds Wisconsin Act 10

Sep 11, 2013

U.S. District Judge William Conley says law stripping away public union rights does not violate workers' right to assemble or to equal protection.

Ann-Elise Henzl

Classes start Tuesday for most Milwaukee Public Schools and hundreds of new teachers. We'll follow a newcomer, starting with his preparations.

MPS is preparing for the new school year, after a huge turnover in personnel.

Andy Stenz

Gov. Walker raised eyebrows Monday, when he indicated he might consider curbing the power of police and firefighter unions.

Ann-Elise Henzl

Gov. Scott Walker says other states should consider emulating Wisconsin in curbing the power of public unions. He also hinted he's open to doing the same to police and firefighter unions.

The City of Milwaukee is looking for ways to reward its workers – and keep them living in the city. Mayor Tom Barrett on Monday signed an ordinance into law that will provide two pay bumps – each 1.5 percent.

This coming Sunday will formally mark a huge wave of teacher and staff retirements in Milwaukee Public Schools.

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has agreed to hear a lawsuit brought by two unions challenging the constitutionality of Gov. Scott Walker's law effectively ending collective bargaining for most public workers.

The Supreme Court announced Friday it was taking the case, after an appeals court made the request, noting ongoing uncertainty about the law's status.

Milwaukee Public Schools and the Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association released a joint statement Friday, announcing passage of a handbook for MPS employees.

UW Press

A new book gives a behind-the-scenes look at Governor Walker's administration during the collective bargaining fight.