Wisconsin Collective Bargaining Law Struck Down

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    MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin judge on Friday struck down the state law championed by Gov. Scott Walker that effectively ended collective bargaining rights for most public workers.


    It was not clear if the ruling means the law is immediately suspended. The law took away nearly all collective bargaining rights from most workers and has been in effect for more than a year.


    Dane County Circuit Judge Juan Colas ruled that the law violates both the state and U.S. Constitution and is null and void. The ruling comes after a lawsuit brought by the Madison teachers union and a union for Milwaukee city employees.


    Walker spokesman Cullen Werwie said he was confident the decision will be overturned on appeal.


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    wish i could read the ruling, because it sounds like bullshit. they can still collectively bargain. so i fail to see how any law or constitution has been violated.
     
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    BTW What grounds make the law unconstitutional?
     
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    A poitically active LIBERAL stooge doesn't over rule the state Legislature and the will of the people.. This will be thrown out on it's ass in Apellate Court--
     
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    This ruling will be overturned on appeal.
     
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