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Posted by Brendan Fischer on February 26, 2015

An ALEC "scholar" says that an ALEC right-to-work law will be great for Wisconsin. Economists disagree.

Posted by Jessica Mason on February 25, 2015

Americans for Prosperity's statewide ad buy in support of Right-to-Work comes as no surprise to Wisconsinites.

Posted by Mary Bottari on February 24, 2015

In his opening statement, Sen. Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) claimed that right to work legislation would "protect every worker" from being forced to join a union.

Posted by Mary Bottari on February 24, 2015

Wisconsin state legislators will meet in an "extraordinary session" today in order to take up so-called "right to work" legislation.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on February 23, 2015

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) made headlines last week after Wisconsin Republicans introduced a virtually word-for-word copy of the ALEC “model” Right to Work Act, following on the heels of Michigan and other states that have taken up the ALEC-inspired anti-union measures in recent years.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on February 22, 2015

Scott Walker’s plan to “divide and conquer” working families to make Wisconsin a "red state" has now come full circle.

Posted by Jody Knauss on February 20, 2015

To much fanfare, Walmart has announced a program to raise wages for its lowest paid workers.

Posted by Jody Knauss on February 19, 2015

In the multi-pronged corporate attack on working people, two public relations and lobbying campaigns have appeared, taking aim at the National Labor Relations Board.

Posted by Jody Knauss on February 13, 2015

Billionaire financier and new Republican Illinois Governor, Bruce Rauner, continued his war on working families this week with a move straight out of the ALEC playbook.

Posted by Mary Bottari on January 12, 2015

Two trade organizations affiliated with corporate bill mill ALEC have filed a suit against the City of Los Angeles to block an ordinance passed last September to raise the wages for hotel employees.

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