Skip to comments.Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin Law Restricting Union Rights [Union Thugs Are Now Judges?]
Posted on 09/14/2012 6:01:31 PM PDT by Steelfish
Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin Law Restricting Union Rights
By NBC News staff and news services A Wisconsin judge on Friday struck down the state law championed by Gov. Scott Walker that effectively ended collective bargaining rights for most public workers.
Dane County Circuit Judge Juan Colas ruled Friday that the law violates the state and U.S. constitutions and is null and void.
The law took away nearly all collective bargaining rights from most workers and has been in effect for more than a year.
For city, county and school workers, the ruling returns the law to its previous status, before it was changed in March 2011, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported. However, Walker's law remains largely in force for state workers, it reported.
Walker's law prohibited state and local governments from bargaining over anything except cost of living adjustments to salaries. Haggling over issues such as health benefits, pensions and workplace safety was barred.
Gov. Walker said in a statement Friday that he expected the ruling will be overturned on appeal.
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Blatant rogue legislating from the bench should be causation for immediate impeachment. Most egregious when it is against the clear majority of the legislature and the will of the majority of the people.
This lowlife bottomfeeder needs to be thrown out on his ass and his black robe and gavel should be thrown out with him.
Juan Colas (7 Up?) Figures.
He’ll get invited to all the “right parties” this year in Madistan, but this will get tossed on appeal. The only positive is that Peter Barca won’t need viagra tonight.
His ruling will be; 1) enjoined by the Wisconsin Supremes and then 2)overturned by the Wisconsin Supremes.
Reverse, then recall, this judge.
What are the laws pertaining to removing judges from the bench in wisconsin?
I’m not from Wisconsin, but I imagine it’s the same process as for recalling the State’s Governor or any of its State Senators.
I saw a little nondescript car in town today, one of those cars made out of aluminum and hot-wheels parts.
It had a magnetic “Go Union” sign on each door and a little sloop-shouldered putz behind the wheel.
Pulled up beside him, smiled my brightest, flipped him off and drove away.
Texas is Right to Work. You don't belong here boy.
It’s a Dane county asshole judge, where Madistan is located.
If I could pick one city in WI to surgically remove it would be Madistan. Neutron bomb.
Next to impossible I would guess.
and thanks DJ MacWoW:
9/21/2012 5:17:00 AM
Need a radical court ruling, just call the Monteman
Theres a reason liberals always file their court cases in Dane County. They know the activist judges there are as culturally biased, morally unprincipled, and politically absurd as they are. They are like three-card Monte con gamers, plying their trade in the courts in Madison.
And so it had to be expected that circuit court judge Juan Colas lets call him judge Monteman, shall we would find Wisconsins much tested and resilient collective bargaining reform law to be unconstitutional, and last Friday he did just that.
Here we go again.
Sections (of the statute) single out and encumber the rights of these employees to choose union membership and representation solely because of that association and therefore infringe upon the rights of free speech and association guaranteed by both the Wisconsin and United States Constitutions, the judge wrote in the decision.
Wow. To the radical Monteman, wanting to balance the budget and require public employees to pay something resembling their fair share of benefits (meaning comparable to what private-sector workers pay) is not only a political affront but a constitutional violation.
Surely we have heard it all now. Trying to be fiscally responsible is not just wrongheaded politics; its a breach of our founders intentions.
Such thinking was sure to galvanize a public-opinion backlash, but the mainstream media was ready, and set out to defend the judge. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, in its story, hastened to say that Monteman did not sign the recall petition against Gov. Scott Walker.
Translation: You can trust this man; he is obviously objective and reasonable.
But judge Monteman is anything but objective and reasonable; like most con artists, he is unscrupulous and irrational. Even a quick read through the decision reveals a morally repellent ethics. The judge sets up his cardboard table in the courtroom, beckons the shilling unions to give him vacuous arguments he can agree with, and zeros in with legalistic hocus pocus on his marks, the people and the public interest of Wisconsin.
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