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Fight over Wisconsin unions heats up

Publié par Clifford Armion le 22/02/2011

Nicholas Riccardi

"Wisconsin Republicans on Monday turned up the heat on Democratic state senators who fled to Illinois last week to block passage of a controversial bill that would eliminate collective bargaining for most public employee unions.

"Republican Gov. Scott Walker warned that if his proposal is not passed by Friday, the state could miss a chance to refinance bonds and save more than $100 million. To make up the gap, Walker said at an afternoon press conference, 1,500 state workers would have to be laid off.

""For those 14 Senate Democrats, you've had your time," Walker said. "Now it's time to come home.""

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" Fight over Wisconsin unions heats up", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), février 2011. Consulté le 16/06/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/fight-over-wisconsin-unions-heats-up