More Than They Bargained for: Scott Walker, Unions, and the Fight for Wisconsin

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When Wisconsin became the first state in the nation in 1959 to let public employees bargain with their employers, the legislation catalyzed changes to labor laws across the country. In March 2011, when newly elected governor Scott Walker repealed most of that labor law and subsequent ones and then became the first governor in the nation to survive a recall election fifteen months later it sent a different message. Both times, Wisconsin took the lead, first empowering public unions and then weakening them. This book recounts ...

More Than They Bargained for: Scott Walker, Unions, and the Fight for Wisconsin 2013, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299293840

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