Right-to-Work Category Archive


  • Reflecting on the Legacy of Act 10, As Trump Considers Shaking Up Federal Workforce

    President Donald Trump wants to slash the federal workforce, according to the Washington Post. It reports that Trump is preparing to announce the biggest cuts in decades, believing the government employs too...

    WUWM-FM, 03/15/2017
  • Right-to-work Is Back on the Books in Wisconsin, at Least Temporarily.

    Late Tuesday, a state court of appeals judge granted Attorney General Brad Schimel’s request to reinstate the law while the appeals court decides whether it’s constitutional. The ruling was issued by Lisa...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 05/23/2016
  • CEO Meeusen Could Reap $8.4 Million If Badger Meter Is Sold

    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, 05/05/2016
  • Scott Walker to Propose Abolishing Unions for Federal Workers

    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, 09/14/2015
  • Scott Walker’s Record on Labor Issues

    Gov. Scott Walker vaulted to national prominence over his attacks on the rights of 175,000 Wisconsin workers shortly after taking office in 2011.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/08/2015
  • Longtime Legislator Fast-Tracking Pay Cut for Thousands of Middle Class Wisconsin Workers

    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.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/01/2015
  • Does America Want What Scott Walker Is Selling? Part II

    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, 03/15/2015
  • One Wisconsin Now Issues Walker Warning for New Hampshire

    One Wisconsin Now is warning New Hampshire voters to beware this weekend when Walker visits to audition for the 2016 GOP Presidential nomination.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/15/2015
  • Scott Walker Signs Bill, Makes Wisconsin 25th Right-to-work State

    How fitting that Gov. Walker chose to sign the bill at the business of a millionaire campaign contributor.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 03/09/2015
  • 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.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/06/2015
  • 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.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/04/2015
  • Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s Fight Against Labor

    Melissa Harris-Perry and her guests examine union and pension battles for potential 2016 Republican presidential candidates Scott Walker and Chris Christie.

    MSNBC, 02/28/2015
  • Wrong for Wisconsin Right-to-Work Advocates Get Exclusive Access on Gov. Walker’s European Vacation

    An open records request has uncovered that the only two non-government employees who accompanied Gov. Walker on his ostensible trade mission to London.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/28/2015
  • Walker’s Comments on Unions, ISIS Draw Ire From Both Sides

    Gov. Walker’s comments and longstanding, seething contempt for working people who dare to stand up for their rights is unsettling.

    Racine Journal Times, 02/27/2015
  • GOP Assembly Majority Leader Says Senate Calling Shots on Right to Work

    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.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/27/2015
  • State Senate Approves Right-to-work Bill

    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, 02/26/2015
  • GOP-Controlled Committee Puts Special Interests Funded by Gov. Scott Walker’s Campaign Co-Chair at Front of the Line While Shutting Out Wisconsin Families

    Groups receiving funding from the Bradley Foundation were at the head of the line at yesterday’s public hearing on a right-to-work law.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/25/2015
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on Senate Passage of ‘Wrong for Wisconsin’ Right-to-Work Bill

    Seventeen Republican Senators listened to powerful special interests like the Bradley Foundation run by Gov. Walker's campaign co-chair and voted against Wisconsin families.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/25/2015
  • Protests Expected Today and Tomorrow Over “Right to Work”

    Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now, says right-to-work will be bad for Wisconsin.

    Public News Service, 02/24/2015
  • Wisconsin Panel Passes Labor Measure After Chaotic Hearing

    News coverage of Tuesday hearing’s sudden end could swell the crowd demonstrating against the bill Wednesday, said One Wisconsin Now.

    Bloomberg, 02/24/2015
  • Unions, Liberal Groups Suggest ALEC Connection to Wis. Right-to-work Bill

    While union leaders focused their criticisms on ALEC, the liberal group One Wisconsin Now tied the right-to-work push to the conservative Milwaukee-based Bradley Foundation.

    Capital Times, 02/24/2015
  • Following the Money Behind ‘right-to-work’

    The watchdog group One Wisconsin Now released research on the Milwaukee-based Bradley Foundation, headed by Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign co-chair.

    Wisconsin Gazette, 02/24/2015
  • Labor Takes Final Stand As Wisconsin Prepares Way for Anti-union Law

    The strategy on the Republican side is to rush it through before people figure it out.

    Al Jazeera, 02/24/2015
  • One Wisconsin Now Research Reveals Gov. Walker Campaign Co-Chair As Major Financier of Propaganda Campaign Paving Way for Wrong For Wisconsin Right to Work Law

    Once again we see Michael Grebe and his Bradley Foundation paving the way for Gov. Walker’s right-wing, Tea Party agenda with a massive propaganda campaign.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/23/2015
  • Walker Backtracked on Right to Work Legislation, Going From Saying It Was a ‘distraction’ That He Would Work to Prevent From Reaching His Desk to Promising to Sign the Fast Tracked Bill

    Gov. Scott Walker has gone from saying “I’m not supporting” so-called right to work legislation in Wisconsin’s 2015 legislative session, to saying he will sign a bill that’s being fast-tracked to his...

    Politifact, 02/23/2015
  • Scott Walker’s Latest Anti-Union Plan Is ‘Cowardly,’ Says Former Republican Leader

    Mike Browne, a progressive activist with One Wisconsin Now, told ThinkProgress he suspects lawmakers are moving quickly to try to avoid another uproar.

    Think Progress, 02/21/2015
  • UPDATE: If Wisconsin Legislature Passes a Right-to-Work Bill, Walker Will Sign It

    Right to work is wrong for Wisconsin workers and families. It’s a complicated scheme that tilts the system even further in favor of corporate CEOs.

    WUWM, 02/20/2015
  • Right to Work Is Wrong for Wisconsin

    Tell Republican Legislators Right-to-Work is Wrong for Wisconsin!

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/20/2015
  • Gov. Walker’s Profile in Cowardice on the ‘Wrong for Wisconsin’ Right to Work Law Provides Preview for Nation

    Scott Walker is politics incarnate and he will say and do anything to get elected. He did it before and he’s doing it again. Far from being unintimidated, he is a profile in cowardice.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/20/2015
  • Republican Legislature Rushes to Limit Debate and Pass Right to Work Legislation That’s Wrong for Wisconsin

    Republican legislative leaders have indicated they will seek to ram through controversial right to work legislation in mere days next week.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/20/2015
  • Right to Work Is Wrong for Wisconsin

    A right to work law would take us in the opposite direction, and that’s why it’s wrong for families, wrong for workers and wrong for Wisconsin.

    Scot Ross, 12/11/2014
  • ‘Right-to-Work’ Backer Cites Bradley Foundation-Funded Junk Science to Justify Attack on Middle Class Wages and Workplace Safety

    Rep. Kapenga used statistics promoted by the Bradley-funded Mackinac Center to claim introducing the measure in Wisconsin would be good for the state economy.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/04/2014
  • Wisconsin Lawmaker Plans To Introduce Right-To-Work Bill, In Echo Of 2011 Union Battles

    Scot Ross, executive director of the progressive group One Wisconsin Now, said he thought Kapenga’s right-to-work bill was really a political ploy to get concessions from Walker during the negotiation over Wisconsin’s...

    Huffington Post, 12/04/2014
  • Conservative Group Will Push to Make Wisconsin a Right-to-work State

    Walker says anything to get re-elected and now he and his Republican front groups are ready to launch a frontal assault on Wisconsin's middle class working women and men.

    Capital Times, 12/01/2014
  • Right-to-work Group Launches After Governor, Legislators Say Issue Not a Priority

    “It’s the same playbook from four years ago that tore Wisconsin apart,” Ross said in a statement. “Gov. Walker says anything to get elected and now he and his Republican front groups...

    Racine Journal Times, 12/01/2014
  • Conservative Activist Launches Push for Wisconsin ‘right to Work’ Law

    Wisconsin Right to Work will seek changes in state law to prohibit businesses and unions from requiring workers to pay union dues as a condition of employment… Scot Ross criticized the new...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12/01/2014
  • Is Scott Walker Already Breaking Another Campaign Promise?

    Gov. Walker says anything to get elected and now he and his Republican front groups are ready to launch a frontal assault on Wisconsin's middle class working women and men.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/01/2014
  • U.S. Supreme Court Issues Anti-Worker Decision in Harris V. Quinn

    The right-wing legal organization that helped bring the case received financial support from the Bradley Foundation run by Scott Walker’s campaign chair .

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/30/2014
  • Wisconsin ‘Money Badger’s’ Paw Prints Uncovered In Attack on Worker Rights in Michigan

    Wisconsin's 'Money Badger', Michael Grebe, appears to have his paws in the attack on worker rights in Michigan according to One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/06/2012
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on Wisconsin State Legislative News

    The question is not whether Republicans will continue their assault on voting, reproductive and workplace rights in Wisconsin, but will there be enough legislators with the courage to stand with the people of Wisconsin.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/06/2012
  • New Report Details Walker Exploitation of Recall Fundraising Loophole

    MADISON, Wis. — A comprehensive report from One Wisconsin Now and United Wisconsin shows how Gov. Scott Walker raised over $7 million by exploiting the unlimited campaign finance recall loophole and provides...

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/08/2012
  • Beer and Brats: Is Gov. Walker Just Feeding Wisconsin Another Line?

    MADISON, Wis. — Citing the age-old adage that actions speak louder than words, One Wisconsin Now is calling on Gov. Scott Walker to take concrete actions to heal the rift in Wisconsin...

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/11/2012