Sunday, March 29, 2015

Wisconsin Teachers Union Defy State Law & Fail

Posted on March 28, 2015 by Connor Wolf

A Wisconsin court struck down a collective bargaining agreement between a local school district and their unions for violating the labor reform law known as Act 10, according to a statement released Friday. Carrie Ann Glembocki and Kristi LaCroix, two teachers from the Kenosha School District, filed the lawsuit in 2013 to challenge a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) which they argue violated Wisconsin state law. With legal assistance from the National Right to Work Foundation (NRTW) and the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty, the two have won the case.  “The court grants summary judgment in favor of the plaintiffs on their Second Cause of Action, finding the CBAs entered into by the union defendants during November of 2013, were contrary to the provisions of Act 10 and are therefore null and void,” the court’s decision, which was obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation, declared last week…… Republicans in the legislature went a step further in the past year when they passed a law which bans mandatory union dues as a condition of employment in the state.

“The lawsuit challenged bargaining agreements between the district and officials from the Kenosha Education Association union, the SEIU Local 168 union…..“Those agreements required teachers and other district staff to pay union dues or fees to keep their jobs”……they were able to come to a settlement with the school district but had to continue fighting the unions.…..To Read More….

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