“Because of Act 10, being in a union still means something, but it also completely obliterated collective bargaining,” said Analiese Eicher. [Wisconsin State Journal]
Marking the day women would, on average, have to work until to equal the wage earned by a man in calendar year 2018.
Donald Trump and the Republicans have used a stolen Supreme Court seat to steal the rights of workers.
While Wisconsin Women Earned Less Than Men, Scott Walker and GOP Repealed State Equal Pay Law.
We must acknowledge the work left to do to achieve gender equality and the challenges to overcome, like men such as Supreme Court candidate Michael Screnock.
One Wisconsin Now Joins With Worker Advocates Opposing Efforts to Weaken Wisconsin Laws Protecting Wisconsin Families
One Wisconsin Now today joined with advocates for Wisconsin families in opposing measures that would undermine current protections in state law for workers.
The U.S. Supreme Court announced it will hear a case being promoted and underwritten by right-wing special interests as part of their ongoing attacks on workers.
A video has surfaced of Ed Soliday angrily reveals that similar legislation passed in Indiana which went into effect in 2015 “hasn’t saved a penny.”
The gender pay gap highlighted today also means greater student loan debt burdens for women as a percentage of their income and longer repayment terms.
“Tax credits are the government putting their finger on the scale,” said Jenni Dye, research director for One Wisconsin Now, a liberal public policy group in Madison. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
When asked about equal pay, Brooks said, “If you dig down, there may be a lot of reasons why a man is getting paid more than a woman.”
Scot Ross refuted a report that found there have been few impacts on the state's education workforce since the act's passage. [Wisconsin Public Television]
Reacting to news of the possibility of a sale of Badger Meter, liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now said in a news release that research in other states has shown that when right-to-work is enacted, the result is lower wages, less health care, fewer resources for schools and less workplace safety. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
Gov. Scott Walker and the people voting for his backward policies are failing Wisconsin women. [Capital Times]
Gov. Scott Walker Divided Wisconsin in 2011, Five Years Later Wisconsin Uniting in Opposition to His Agenda, Disapproval of Job He’s Done
Today marks the five year anniversary of the introduction of one of Gov. Scott Walker’s most notorious attacks on the working people of Wisconsin.
Republicans are scheduled to vote to gut state laws that protect state employees from improper political pressure and help prevent cronyism in state hiring.
Nass is serving up a heaping plate of 'shut up' to workers who might be concerned about being subjected to improper political pressure to keep their jobs. [Capital Times]
Want More Cronyism, Corruption and Incompetence from Gov. Walker’s Administration? Republican Fast Track Effort To Gut State Anti-Corruption Laws Will Deliver
Removing anti-corruption protections from Wisconsin’s civil service laws is an invitation for more scandal, incompetence, and cronyism in state government.
Sen. Steve Nass plans to recess a committee on the GOP effort to gut civil service anti-corruption protections for a two hour plus break over the lunch hour.
Marty was a leader, a mentor and friend to so many of us and our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. Rest in peace, Brother Beil.
Scot Ross blasted the plan, saying it would lead to more cronyism, more corruption and more incompetence. He said it would also pack state agencies with partisan hacks. [Wisconsin Public Radio]
One Wisconsin Now’s Scot Ross says cronyism, corruption and incompetence have been the hallmarks of Walker’s administration and now its moving to gut the state’ [Workers Independent News]
We have gotten a preview of what happens in Wisconsin when Gov. Walker and his gang strip civil service protections away, and it has been a disaster. [PRWatch]
People need look no further than the embattled Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation to find out what happens when civil service protections are removed. [Capital Times]
Gov. Walker’s Scandal Plagued Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Provides Preview of Consequences of Proposal to Gut State Civil Service Laws
Gov. Scott Walker and his lapdog Republican-led state legislature are set to gut the state civil service that helps prevent cronyism and corruption.
State employees lost civil service protections when WEDC was created, and it has been plagued with cronyism, corruption and incompetence ever since. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
Here They Go Again. Despite Past Assurances, Gov. Walker and Republican Legislature Target State Civil Service System
Gov. Scott Walker is endorsing a new attack on Wisconsin workers revealed today by state legislative Republicans.
He’s now trying to boost his sagging poll numbers by promoting the same kinds of attacks on working people that vaulted him to national prominence while conveniently ignoring how his policies left Wisconsin in shambles. [The Nation]
"It’s no surprise he’s now trying to boost his sagging poll numbers by promoting the same kinds of attacks on working people that vaulted him to national prominence while conveniently ignoring how his policies left Wisconsin in shambles." [Capital Times]
It's no surprise he's now trying to boost his sagging poll numbers by promoting the same kinds of attacks on working people that vaulted him to national prominence while conveniently ignoring how his policies left Wisconsin in shambles. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
The career politician's desperate bid to remain competitive on the backs of the middle class and working people will be unveiled in Las Vegas Nevada, hometown of anti-union, Walker mega-donor Sheldon Adelson.
The totality of Gov. Scott Walker’s actions on reproductive health and women’s economic opportunity rank him as one of, if not the, worst politician in America for women.
Gov. Scott Walker vaulted to national prominence over his attacks on the rights of 175,000 Wisconsin workers shortly after taking office in 2011.
Gov. Scott Walker’s actions have repeatedly undermined women in Wisconsin when it comes to healthcare and economic freedom.
In an interview late last week with a right-wing radio show host, Sen. Steve Nass declared he’s just “doing my job” by pushing legislation to cut Wisconsin worker pay.
The last thing Wisconsin workers and their families need right now is a pay cut. But that's just what career politician Steve Nass, who's been paid over $1 million in salary by taxpayers, wants to do.
The conservative, pro-corporate Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance has joined the fight to reduce wages for hard-working Wisconsinites by authoring "junk science" propaganda.
Having rolled back child labor laws and criminalized union activity, the Republican Legislature now has the weekend in their legislative crosshairs. [Capital Times]
After rushing to pass a wrong-for-Wisconsin right-to-work law that could lower family wages by over $5,000 a year it makes sense Republicans would introduce a law to repeal the weekend. [Mic]
John Simons of the International Business Times, Forbes contributor Carrie Sheffield, and One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross discuss Walker's positions on economic issues. [MSNBC]
The death of Tony Robinson has sparked an outpouring of support and outrage from Wisconsin residents who have joined the cause. High school student Kaylahn Jones and Scot Ross join Melissa Harris-Perry. [MSNBC]
One Wisconsin Now is warning New Hampshire voters to beware this weekend when Walker visits to audition for the 2016 GOP Presidential nomination.
How fitting that Gov. Walker chose to sign the bill at the business of a millionaire campaign contributor. [Wisconsin State Journal]
Assembly GOP Passes Right to Work Despite Not Campaigning on Lower Wages, Fewer Resources for Schools, Less Health Care or More Dangerous Workplaces
There’s not a single member of the state Assembly that ran for election in 2014 promising lower wages, fewer resources for our public schools, less health care or more dangerous workplaces.
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce ‘Business Day’ A Chance for Big Political Campaign Spenders to Check Up on Their Investment
WMC spent millions of dollars to install Republicans in power, and now the payoff is a rush to pass a wrong for Wisconsin right to work law.
Melissa Harris-Perry and her guests examine union and pension battles for potential 2016 Republican presidential candidates Scott Walker and Chris Christie. [MSNBC]
An open records request has uncovered that the only two non-government employees who accompanied Gov. Walker on his ostensible trade mission to London.
Gov. Walker’s comments and longstanding, seething contempt for working people who dare to stand up for their rights is unsettling. [Racine Journal Times]
Audio surfaced from late September 2014 in which Rep. Jim Steineke told the Green Bay Chamber of Commerce that “right to work is off the table.
The liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now said speakers representing seven conservative groups got $3 million in funding from the Bradley Foundation. [Wisconsin State Journal]