Will there be a compromise?
With Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker maintaining a hard line on his budget bill and Democratic senators refusing to return to Madison to vote, attention is turning to a group of moderate Republican senators to negotiate a compromise to the stalemate that has drawn thousands of protesters to the state capital for a sixth straight day.
The proposal, written by Sen. Dale Schultz and first floated in the Republican caucus early last week, calls for most collective bargaining rights of public-employee unions to be eliminated—per Mr. Walker’s bill—but then reinstated in 2013, said Mr. Schultz’s chief of staff Todd Allbaugh.
“Dale is committed to find a way to preserve collective bargaining in the future,” said Mr. Allbaugh in a telephone interview.
On Sunday, Mr. Walker reiterated his confidence that Republicans would pass their proposal intact.
I doubt it because this is “PUBLIC” employment not private and many states do not have collective bargaining for public/government workers. There is no guarantee for the unions here and remember –
ELECTIONS HAVE CONSEQUENCES
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