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4/28/2014 The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit upheld Wisconsin's controversial Budget Repair Bill [Act 10] which significantly limits the collective bargaining rights of public sector unions. Union attorneys are currently reviewing the decision and talking with clients before deciding on whether to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. Sign now to show your support for their fight for collective bargaining rights!
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The recent labor standoff in Wisconsin has highlighted several rips in the current US labor system — perhaps most importantly, that public employees need to be given the voice with which to fight for and receive their rights.

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has proposed an increase in the amount public employees — namely, teachers — pay for their benefits and healthcare. More upsetting is that he's trying to also limit their ability to bargain for their rights.

This action is completely unfair. Collective bargaining is a right that should not be taken away from public employees. The issue isn't Republican or Democrat; plain and simply, it's a matter of basic rights.

Sign the petition calling on Governor Scott Walker to support public employees' rights to collectively bargain for fair wages and working conditions.

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Dear Governor Scott Walker,

I am writing to express my thoughts about your proposal to both increase the amount of money public employees have to pay for their healthcare and pensions, as well as your idea to limit their collective bargaining rights.

As the representative of your state, you have the obligation to properly and fairly represent those who live and work there. It seems, however, you're doing just the opposite by attempting to block the rights and fair treatment of teachers in Wisconsin.

While I understand the need to reduce state debt, placing the burden on our public employees simply makes no sense. You're fighting for one cause while only exacerbating another.

Please find another way to finance Wisconsin's debt without stripping public employees of their rights.

Thank you for your time.

Petition Signatures


Aug 28, 2017 Richard Han
Aug 27, 2017 Carolyn Whiting
Aug 27, 2017 Sandra Zeigler
Aug 27, 2017 Debbie Meadows
Aug 27, 2017 David Young
Aug 24, 2017 Wendy Kasprzyk
Aug 21, 2017 Gil Hackel
Aug 10, 2017 Anne Bekkers
Aug 10, 2017 Tracy Birrell
Aug 10, 2017 Rilla Heslin
Aug 9, 2017 Tara Spires
Aug 9, 2017 Roxie Pranger As a born and raised Wisconsinite - unions have always been STRONG for the workers! Public employees should be ENTITLED to bargain for their benefits. Haven't you already done enough to Wisconsin's residents Gov. Walker????
Aug 9, 2017 Thomas Windberg
Aug 9, 2017 Adam Fransella
Aug 9, 2017 Kim Hanke
Aug 6, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Aug 5, 2017 Dewey Jackson
Aug 5, 2017 Susan Armistead, M.D.
Jul 25, 2017 Eva Sandhammar
Jul 23, 2017 Susan Lindsey
Jul 23, 2017 Leigha Henson
Jul 23, 2017 r Vanstrien
Jul 23, 2017 refhan irtem
Jul 23, 2017 Brian Reynolds
Jul 22, 2017 Alanna Reuben
Jul 1, 2017 Kyle Bracken
Jun 28, 2017 Stefano Fuschetto
Jun 26, 2017 Kimberley Duve
Jun 25, 2017 Thao Vu
Jun 25, 2017 Sandra Schomberg
Jun 25, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jun 25, 2017 Patricia Poole
Jun 25, 2017 Howard Cohen
Jun 21, 2017 Beth Gentry
Jun 21, 2017 Adelina Jaudal
Jun 18, 2017 Jenifer Horne
Jun 15, 2017 c. martinez
Jun 13, 2017 William Cope
Jun 13, 2017 Virginia Ilardi
Jun 12, 2017 Caren Shiloh
Jun 9, 2017 Beth Smith
Jun 7, 2017 James Deschene
Jun 2, 2017 Sheila D
May 31, 2017 miriam feehily
May 29, 2017 Janet Pickard
May 21, 2017 (Name not displayed)
May 21, 2017 (Name not displayed)
May 20, 2017 Shirley Troia
May 18, 2017 Patrizia Lazzeri Collective bargaining is a right that should NOT be taken away from public employees. The issue isn't Republican or Democrat; plain & simply, it's a matter of basic rights! Please find another way to finance Wisconsin's debt!!
May 16, 2017 Ellen Savage

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