Act 10 Lawsuit Judgment Strikes Down Forced Dues Contracts between Kenosha School District and Unions

National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation

In a lawsuit filed by current and former Kenosha public school teachers, a state court has struck down monopoly bargaining agreements between the Kenosha Unified School District and School Board and three local unions as illegal under Wisconsin’s 2011 public-sector unionism reforms commonly referred to as Act 10.

Victory: The U.S. Senate Opposes Government-Mandated Project Labor Agreements

By Ben Brubeck, The Truth About Project Labor Agreements

Vote-A-Rama, the U.S. Senate’s annual version of March Madness, gives senators a chance to offer unlimited amendments and votes to the Senate’s budget resolution. Traditionally, senators seek proxy votes on a variety of legislative priorities, and try to put their counterparts across the aisle into some difficult political positions.

ENDING TEACHER STRIKES AND CONTRACT IMPOSITION A POSITIVE STEP

By Nicole Mace, VTdigger.org

School boards have been active partners in legislative efforts to address education governance and funding this session, because they believe constructive changes are necessary to preserve a strong and sustainable public education system. The future of Vermont depends on achieving that goal. In order to meet the needs of today’s students, educators and communities, protecting the status quo is not an option.