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If there’s ever a year for a state like North Dakota to shake up the coveted top five of CNBC's Top States For Business rankings, this would seem to be it.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s highly controversial plan to rein in public employee unions is still tied up in the courts. But one reason fellow governors are watching Wisconsin so closely—beyond the bare-knuckled politics—is Walker’s claim that, among other things, the plan would mean Wisconsin is “open for business.”
A Wisconsin judge issued a temporary restraining order Friday blocking the state's new and contentious collective bargaining law from taking effect.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has officially taken away nearly all collective bargaining rights from the vast majority of the state's public employees.
Wisconsin lawmakers voted Thursday to strip nearly all collective bargaining rights from the state's public workers, ending a heated standoff over labor rights and delivering a key victory to Republicans who have targeted unions in efforts to slash government spending nationwide.
Thousands of Wisconsin state workers were bracing for layoff notices Friday as Republican Gov. Scott Walker and absent Democrats remained in a standoff over a budget balancing bill that would also strip public workers of their collective bargaining rights.
There are few things more beloved in Wisconsin than sausage—bratwurst in particular. So when people in the state are seriously considering stopping buying their brats from one of its most iconic homegrown firms, you know something is up.
President Obama's attempts to move to the political center have been more cosmetic than concrete, author and former General Electric CEO Jack Welch told CNBC.
Republicans who swept into power in state capitols this year with promises to cut spending and bolster the business climate now are beginning to usher in a new era of labor relations.
Police officers are looking for Democratic Wisconsin lawmakers who were ordered to attend a vote on a bill that would strip public employees of collective bargaining rights.