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Anti-Worker Legislation Under Fire Across the Country

February 23, 2011 by twalker  
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by Tim Walker The strengthening resolve of working Americans in Wisconsin is being duplicated in state after state as signs emerge that this massive grassroots mobilization is having an impact. A Gallup poll released on Tuesday showed that a clear majority of Americans strongly oppose laws taking away the collective bargaining rights of public workers [...]

“America Cannot Have a Middle Class Without Unions”

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By Dennis Van Roekel National Education Association President True fiscal leadership requires creative solutions grounded in the most important needs of the community. So faced with crippling budget deficits, fiscally responsible governors should focus on reforms that create jobs and a long-term agenda for moving their states forward. All of this sounds plausible enough. But [...]

Wisconsin Educators Stand Firm, Fight For Workers’ Rights Goes National

February 20, 2011 by twalker  
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by Tim Walker As the historic protest in Madison stretched into it its sixth day, educators and public employees have succeeded in exposing the true intent behind Gov. Scott Walker’s so-called “budget” proposals: an all-out attack on the right of state workers to have a voice in their profession. State employees have already signaled their [...]