Dane Co. judge dismisses police union challenge to Act 10 - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI NEWS18 News, Weather, and Sports

Dane Co. judge dismisses police union challenge to Act 10

Posted:

MADISON (WKOW) -- A Dane County judge dismisses a lawsuit from a law enforcement union challenging Wisconsin's collective bargaining law.

The Wisconsin Law Enforcement Association argued Act 10 fractured the police union into unequal parts. According to the Wisconsin State Journal, Circuit Court Judge John Markson ruled the law doesn't violate union members' rights to free speech and association.

The Wisconsin Law Enforcement Association represents UW System police officers, Capitol Police, Wisconsin State Patrol and field agents with the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Governor Scott Walker's legislation effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers.

 

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WQOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's pubic inspection file should contact News Director Dan Schillinger at 715-852-5920. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.