Saturday, March 12, 2011

What's in Wisconsin's new law?

What's in Wisconsin's new law? - USATODAY.com

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill that significantly reduces the collective bargaining powers of about 175,000 public employees who are union represented and work at the state, county and municipal levels. The law does not affect union-represented police and firefighters or the State Patrol.

-Pension contributions
-Health insurance contributions
-Pension changes for elected officials and appointees
-General fund impact
-Collective bargaining
-Quality Health Care Authority
-Child care labor relations
-University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Board and Authority
-University of Wisconsin faculty and academic staff
-Authorize Department of Health Services to restructure program
-Aging and Disability Resource Centers
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