Wisconsin: Labor Unions Protest Anti-Union Bill Copied from ALEC

HeadlineFeb 24, 2015

Labor unions are heading to the Wisconsin State Capitol today to protest plans by Republican Gov. Scott Walker to sign anti-union legislation. The so-called right-to-work bill would undermine the ability of private sector unions to collect dues and collectively bargain. The Center for Media and Democracy has revealed the bill in Wisconsin is taken word for word from model legislation proposed by the right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council.

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