New Hostess owners try to shake anti-union image

US | Anne Hobson
Hostess Bankruptcy Hearing

Hostess announced on Monday that the company respects union rights

Poll: The word 'rights' changes the way Americans view collective bargaining - TheDCNF

Politics | Michael Bastasch

Calling collective bargaining a ‘right’ tends to make people less inclined to support anti-union reforms

Labor unions adjust to new reality under Obama - AP

US | admin

Public employee unions are in a drawn-out fight for their very survival in Wisconsin, Ohio and other states where GOP lawmakers have curbed collective bargaining rights

Labor leaders mum as Mass. Dems attack collective bargaining - TheDC

Politics | Matthew Boyle

We’re not in Wisconsin anymore: Big labor leaders conspicuously quiet on Massachusetts’ union squeezing

Mass. Dems target collective bargaining rights - Boston Globe

US | Steven Nelson (admin)

Massachusetts Democrats are going after the health care bargaining rights of their state’s municipal workers

Why the education reform movement is in trouble

op-ed | Richard Whitmire

Collective bargaining reforms threaten to derail education reforms.

Gov. Walker in trouble?

| Mickey Kaus

Gov. Walker really is in trouble?

The difference between Illinois's conservatives and Wisconsin's liberals

Opinion | C. Scott Litch

One group accepts the results of democratic elections, the other does not.

What's really in the Wisconsin collective bargaining bill?

Opinion | Fred Malek

People have lost sight of what Walker’s controversial union bill actually contains.

Wis. Assembly passes union measure 53-42 after bitter debate - Journal Sentinel

Politics | Chad Brady (admin)

Republicans approve Gov. Scott Walker’s bill repealing most collective bargaining by public employee unions

Wis. GOP advances collective bargaining bill without Dems - Journal Sentinel

Politics | Chad Brady (admin)

Wisconsin Senate strips collective bargaining language from Gov. Walker’s budget and passes the individual measure 18-1

Wis. gov. proposes union compromise in e-mails - AP

Business | admin

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has offered to keep certain collective bargaining rights in place for state workers, according to e-mails released by his office

Media's talk about 'rights' is biasing public against Gov. Walker

Opinion | John Guardiano

How the media is distorting the debate about public-sector unions.

Walker will not relent on collective bargaining rights, Senate Democrats will not return - ABC

Politics | Chad Brady (admin)

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker ratchets up pressure on the 14 absent Senate Democrats to return to Madison

Wis. labor movement uses mandatory education program to improve image, recruit members - TheDC

Politics | Matthew Boyle

2009 law that requires Wis. teachers to teach labor union history to kids seen by union bosses in the state as a means to promote their cause

'Wisconsin 14' face fines - WTMJ

US | interns

The Wisconsin state legislators who have left the state to avoid a vote on collective bargaining will now be subjected to a fine of $100 for each day they continue to miss

NJ Gov. Christie: 'I love collective bargaining' - AP

Business | admin

‘I’ve said let’s get rid of civil service and let everything be collectively bargained’

Ohio Senate passes bill to restrict public unions - AP

Politics | admin

Bill passed Wednesday by Ohio state senate would reduce bargaining rights of public workers and ban strikes

AFL-CIO supports dismantling NFL players' union in attempt to win battle versus league - TheDC

US | Chris Moody

AFL-CIO encourages NFL players to dissolve union to better position themselves in a contract fight with the league’s owners

Wis. Assembly passes bill to end collective bargaining - AP

Business | admin

Wisconsin Assembly took the first significant action on their plan to strip collective bargaining rights from most public workers