As reported by on August 7, 2013, Corrections officers in Wisconsin sued the State this week alleging they are owed millions of dollars in back pay because of a 2012 policy that prevents them from being compensated for perhaps five minutes of work a day.

The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in Dane County Circuit Court,

As reported by, the nearly month-long standoff in the Wisconsin Legislature over explosive union rights legislation rocketed toward a dramatic finish after Senate Republicans outmaneuvered their missing Democratic counterparts and pushed through the bill.

The extraordinary turn of events late Wednesday, March 9, 2011, set up a perfunctory vote Thursday morning in

As reported by, the President of the state’s largest teachers union accused Governor Chris Christie of trying to foment a civil war within the middle-class. “All of New Jersey’s middle-class is hurting, but this governor and his right-wing supporters are trying to start a middle-class civil war,” said New Jersey Education Association President