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Beware The Coffee Urinator: The Week's 5 Coolest Videos

Beware The Coffee Urinator: The Week's 5 Coolest Videos

Urine for a treat!

We round up the week's five craziest stories (here in video form), from illegally operating dentists to employees who are literally pissed-off. Read More »

Bus Driver Fired After Fight With Teen and Crash Into Parked Cars

Bus Driver Fired After Fight With Teen and Crash Into Parked Cars

A Kenosha, Wisc. bus driver lost his job after fighting a teen who attacked first, but failing to secure the bus, which crashed into several parked vehicles. Read More »

Another State Proposes To Make It Harder For Unemployed To Keep Benefits

Another State Proposes To Make It Harder For Unemployed To Keep Benefits

Unemployed people in Wisconsin would have to double the number of searches they make for a job from two to four a week, one of the toughest requirements in the country, under a proposal approved by the Legislature's budget committee on Monday. The provision proposed by Gov. Scott Walker says anyone not... Read More »

Do Right-To-Work Laws Actually Help Workers -- Or Management?

Do Right-To-Work Laws Actually Help Workers -- Or Management?

It should come as no surprise that activists on the left are pushing for unions to adopt new strategies to broaden their appeal -- and clout. After all, the number of Americans who are part of an organized union has dropped from a third of the country's workers in the 1950s to only about a tenth last year. Read More »

Menard To Fly In Workers To Staff North Dakota Store

Menard To Fly In Workers To Staff North Dakota Store

By James MacPherson BISMARCK, N.D. -- Home improvement retailer Menard Inc. says that it will hire workers from its home base in Wisconsin and fly them to North Dakota to staff a store in Minot, which is near the state's booming oil patch, a region that has more jobs than takers. The company said in a... Read More »

Michigan Proposal 2: Power Grab By Unions -- Or A Way To Protect Workers?

Michigan Proposal 2: Power Grab By Unions -- Or A Way To Protect Workers?

Most American workers don't belong to unions. Union participation across the nation dropped from 32 percent in the 1950s to 11.9 percent last year. Yet, union battles are as intense as ever, with local politicians calling out teachers' unions to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's battle with state workers over a... Read More »

Wisconsin Set To Empty The Pot Of Money For Discrimination Victims

Wisconsin Set To Empty The Pot Of Money For Discrimination Victims

In the last few years, Wisconsin has become a battleground between labor sympathizers and pro-business Republican politicians. And those on the former side are about to face another loss. Under pressure from business leaders, the State Assembly passed a bill to eliminate compensatory and punitive damages in... Read More »

Obama Touting Manufacturing At Wisconsin Plant

Obama Touting Manufacturing At Wisconsin Plant

By Ken Thomas WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pointing to a rebound in manufacturing, President Barack Obama on Wednesday is visiting a Milwaukee plant that has brought back jobs to the United States. Read More »

6,000 Jobs Touted By Wisconsin Government Are Actually Out of State

6,000 Jobs Touted By Wisconsin Government Are Actually Out of State

By SCOTT BAUER MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Nearly one-in-five of the jobs listed on a state website touted by Gov. Scott Walker as a resource for unemployed Wisconsin residents are actually located in neighboring states, according to an analysis by The Associated Press. Read More »

Wisconsin Governor's 'Union-Busting' Bill Becomes Law

Wisconsin Governor's 'Union-Busting' Bill Becomes Law

After months of protests and court hearings, a controversial law that strips Wisconsin state workers of most of their collective bargaining rights has taken effect. The legislation, which became law Wednesday, was introduced by Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican, in February. Walker said at the time that the... Read More »

Wisconsin Union Law to Take Effect

Wisconsin Union Law to Take Effect

By Scott Bauer MADISON, Wis. - A divided Wisconsin Supreme Court handed Republican Gov. Scott Walker a major victory Tuesday, ruling that a polarizing union law that strips most public employees of their collective bargaining rights could take effect. Read More »

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