January 18, 2013
Federal Court Upholds Wisconsin Law Curtailing Powers of Faculty Unions
A federal appeals court has upheld the entirety of a Wisconsin law curtailing the powers of unions at public colleges and other state agencies. The decision overturns a lower court's invalidation of a provision in the law that requires faculty unions at technical colleges to win recertification every year.
In a ruling issued on Friday, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held that a U.S.