June 30, 2014
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Monday in Harris v. Quinn that the state cannot require home health care workers to pay union fees. The court stopped short of overruling its 1977 decision in Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, which held that state employees who choose not to join a public-sector ...[read more]
May 5, 2014
by Addison Morris
The US Supreme Court on Monday granted certiorari in T-Mobile South v. City of Roswell to determine what it means to satisfy the Telecommunications Act's "in writing" requirement. The court shall determine whether a state or local government document determining that an application to place, ...[read more]
April 20, 2014
by Elizabeth LaForgia
The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Friday upheld Wisconsin's controversial Budget Repair Bill which significantly limits the collective bargaining rights of public sector unions. Two unions representing the city of Madison and Dane County public workers filed the lawsuit in 2011, ...[read more]
January 22, 2014
by Theresa Donovan
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a collective bargaining case as well as a laches case on Tuesday. In Harris v. Quinn the court heard arguments on whether a state can "compel personal care providers to accept and financially support a private organization as their exclusive ...[read more]
December 5, 2013
by Arjun Mishra
11/21/2013: Wisconsin Supreme Court vacated contempt order against anti-collective bargaining law. 09/13/2013: Wisconsin judge struck down controversial collective bargaining law. 09/09/2013: Indiana judge found right-to-work unconstitutional. 08/15/2013: Michigan appeals court ruled right-to- ...[read more]
November 22, 2013
by Lauren Laing
The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday vacated a contempt order against a state commission for implementing a law ending collective bargaining for most public workers. In a 5-2 decision, the court held that the Dane County Circuit Court erred by holding in contempt the Wisconsin Employment ...[read more]
October 24, 2013
by Samuel Franklin
A Wisconsin judge on Wednesday dismissed a challenge to the state's 2011 collective bargaining law brought by the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Association (WLEA), holding that the state legislature's limitation on the right to collectively bargain did not infringe on the constitutional right to ...[read more]
September 12, 2013
by Sung Un Kim
A federal judge on Wednesday ruled that Wisconsin's controversial collective bargaining law is constitutional. Judge William Conley for the US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin held that even if public employees have the right to associate, that right does not require employers ...[read more]
April 20, 2013
by Max Slater
A judge for the Dane County Circuit Court on Friday allowed a lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's controversial collective bargaining law to proceed, despite objections from the state's Department of Justice (DOJ). The Wisconsin Law Enforcement Association (WLEA), a public sector union, filed the ...[read more]
January 19, 2013
by Cynthia Miley
The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Friday upheld Wisconsin's controversial Budget Repair Bill which significantly limits the collective bargaining rights of public sector unions. Act 10 was signed into law by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker in March 2011. Wisconsin's largest ...[read more]

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