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Is Wisconsin next for right to work legislation?

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Is Wisconsin next for right to work legislation?

Postby Henry Vilas » Fri Dec 07, 2012 5:51 pm

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Re: Is Wisconsin next for right to work legislation?

Postby doppel » Fri Dec 07, 2012 10:47 pm

I dunno. What do you think? I mean if you post a link, maybe you could give us your opinion. New rules just might help your Governor get to that 250,000 new jobs total that you are so concerned about in another thread. I'm left to think you hope it comes to pass.
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Re: Is Wisconsin next for right to work legislation?

Postby Henry Vilas » Fri Dec 07, 2012 11:26 pm

Don't be so disingenuous. My views about unions have been expressed repeatedly in this forum. I was in MTI for over 30 years. I strongly opposed Act 10 and have spoken out about my opposition to right to work laws in the past. Of course I oppose Wisconsin enacting such legislation.

Now why don't you give your opinions on such union busting tactics. Or do you want this discussion just to be about me?
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Re: Is Wisconsin next for right to work legislation?

Postby bdog » Sat Dec 08, 2012 8:10 am

I agree with Jack Craver: maybe, maybe not.
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Re: Is Wisconsin next for right to work legislation?

Postby gargantua » Sat Dec 08, 2012 1:06 pm

It's hard to say that Wisconsin's next, but I think it probably is. There is nothing to stop the Republicans from ramming it through here if they choose to do so. Frankly I'd be surprised if drafting instructions haven't already been sent to the LRB.

Oh, and I'm opposed to it, not that the opinions of opponents matter one whit.
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Re: Is Wisconsin next for right to work legislation?

Postby rabble » Sat Dec 08, 2012 1:14 pm

gargantua wrote:It's hard to say that Wisconsin's next, but I think it probably is. There is nothing to stop the Republicans from ramming it through here if they choose to do so. Frankly I'd be surprised if drafting instructions haven't already been sent to the LRB.

Oh, and I'm opposed to it, not that the opinions of opponents matter one whit.

Drafting instructions? Watch that Independent Lens show "Park Avenue: Money, Power & the American Dream."

These guys don't "draft." They walk in with the law all written up and ready to go. Saves everybody time, money, and stress, and there aren't any ambiguities except the ones they want.
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Re: Is Wisconsin next for right to work legislation?

Postby Henry Vilas » Sun Dec 09, 2012 9:28 pm

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Re: Is Wisconsin next for right to work legislation?

Postby bdog » Sun Dec 09, 2012 9:33 pm

Looks like Michigan will be the new Wisconsin.

How many vagabonds will journey Eastward on their segways?
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Re: Is Wisconsin next for right to work legislation?

Postby doppel » Sun Dec 09, 2012 9:49 pm

Another link from Henry with no meat. How does this article help predict Wisconsin's future as to new labor laws? That's the thread topic you picked. Inquiring minds want to know.
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Re: Is Wisconsin next for right to work legislation?

Postby Henry Vilas » Sun Dec 09, 2012 9:58 pm

I added no comments just to piss you off. Got anything to say about the topic that doesn't include me?


...didn't think so.
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Re: Is Wisconsin next for right to work legislation?

Postby bdog » Sun Dec 09, 2012 10:13 pm

Wisconsin doesn't matter anymore, that's Henry's point.

You want to be on TV? Better move to Michigan.
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Re: Is Wisconsin next for right to work legislation?

Postby Henry Vilas » Sun Dec 09, 2012 10:17 pm

Walker has said in the past that he wasn't going after private sector unions (when he attempted to destroy public employee unions). Anyone think he will keep his word?
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Re: Is Wisconsin next for right to work legislation?

Postby bdog » Sun Dec 09, 2012 10:31 pm

Henry...you keep holol.....ding onnnnn to yesterday...

Walker is old news....

It's all Snyder, Snyder, Snyder.

Will you move to Michigan to continue the good fight?
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Re: Is Wisconsin next for right to work legislation?

Postby Lily » Sun Dec 09, 2012 11:28 pm

Henry Vilas wrote:Walker has said in the past that he wasn't going after private sector unions (when he attempted to destroy public employee unions). Anyone think he will keep his word?


No. His "word" now is that a right-to-work policy is not "on his agenda" although several GOP Legislative members are currently working this to bring to Walkers desk to sign. Will he sign it? Of course he will. Follow the money.

http://www.progressive.org/walker_sugar ... ricks.html
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"Scott Walker admitted back in January 2011 to his biggest donor, Diane Hendricks, that he wanted to “divide and conquer” organized labor in Wisconsin. She urged him to turn Wisconsin into a “right-to-work” state. She gave Walker $500,000 on April 12 this year and $10,000 on January 31 last year, making her his single biggest contributor."
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Re: Is Wisconsin next for right to work legislation?

Postby doppel » Sun Dec 09, 2012 11:54 pm

Henry Vilas wrote:I added no comments just to piss you off. Got anything to say about the topic that doesn't include me?


...didn't think so.


O dwat! I've fallen for your cwever wuse again. Me so angry. Hate you long time. I don't think that just because Michigan might pass a right to work without compulsory union membership requirements, that Wisconsin automatically is next. Could be Ohio, Pennsylvania or a host of others, or none. The author of this thread still is still holding his cards too close to his chest tell if he thinks Wisconsin is next or not. Not that it matters in the first place, for only time will tell who is next, if anyone.
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