Confusion abounds on Act 10 ruling’s jurisdiction

March 17, 2013 at 5:33 am in Pierce County Herald

Wisconsin News — A union attorney says it’s clear that public school-and-local government employees throughout Wisconsin are exempt from most collective bargaining limits in Act-10. Lester Pines said Friday the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission cannot enforce the parts of the law which were thrown out last fall by Dane County Circuit Judge Juan Colas. And if the state tries to enforce them, Pines said they’ll ask a judge to find the state in contempt of court. Continue Reading