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Senate Bill 2

Relating To: Relating to: the filing of a wage claim or the bringing of a wage claim action by a collective bargaining representative on behalf of an employee and the priority of a wage claim lien over a prior lien of a commercial lending institution and over the rights of a purchaser of any property of the employer.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
AFSCME Council 11 Notified Date 6/9/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/9/2009

AFSCME International Notified Date 4/6/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/6/2009

Apartment Association of South Central Wisconsin Notified Date 4/22/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/22/2010

Association of Wisconsin Tourism Attractions Notified Date 2/10/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/10/2009

Bank of America Corporation/Bank of America, N.A. Notified Date 5/19/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
5/19/2009

Bank One Wisconsin Notified Date 1/19/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/19/2009

Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Division, IBT Notified Date 2/22/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/22/2010

City of Milwaukee Notified Date 3/23/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/23/2009

Community Bankers of Wisconsin Notified Date 1/28/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/28/2009

Construction Business Group Notified Date 11/11/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/11/2009

Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry Notified Date 2/17/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/19/2010

Against
Report Date
2/17/2009

General Electric Company Notified Date 1/20/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/20/2009

Comments
Wage Lien Legislation
Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Notified Date 2/12/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/12/2009

Gundersen Lutheran Administrative Services, Inc Notified Date 8/17/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/17/2009

Comments
Wage claims and rights of employer property
Independent Business Assn of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/19/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/19/2009

International Union of Operating Engineers Local #139 Notified Date 4/2/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/2/2009

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 1/27/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/27/2009

Marshall & Ilsley Corporation Notified Date 1/28/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/28/2009

Metropolitan Builders Association of Greater Milwaukee Notified Date 2/27/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/27/2009

Comments
the filing of a wage claim or the bringing of a wage claim action by a collective bargaining representative on behalf of an employee and the priority of a wage claim lien over a prior lien of a commercial lending institution
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 2/9/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/9/2009

Midwest Food Processors Association Inc Notified Date 2/5/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/5/2009

Milwaukee Police Association Notified Date 1/13/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/13/2009

National Federation of Independent Business Notified Date 1/21/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/21/2009

SEIU District 1199W/United Professionals for Quality Health Care Notified Date 4/30/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/30/2009

SEIU Wisconsin State Council (formerly Serv.Employ. Int'l. Union-Wis. State Coun.) Notified Date 4/30/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/30/2009

United Transportation Union Notified Date 1/21/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/29/2009

None
Report Date
1/21/2009

Wisconsin Alliance of Cities Inc Notified Date 3/3/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/3/2009

Comments
This bill would expand the authority of the union to file wage claims on behalf of its employees when the City and the employee may otherwise be able to resolve the matter directly between themselves.
Wisconsin Bankers Association Notified Date 1/9/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/9/2009

Wisconsin Builders Association Notified Date 1/22/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/16/2009

Other
Report Date
2/10/2009

None
Report Date
1/22/2009

Wisconsin Citizen Action Notified Date 1/29/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/29/2009

Wisconsin Council on Children & Families Notified Date 1/29/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/29/2009

Wisconsin Credit Union League Notified Date 1/12/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/12/2009

Wisconsin Economic Development Association Notified Date 1/29/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/29/2009

Wisconsin Federation of Cooperatives Notified Date 3/11/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/11/2009

Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals Notified Date 5/4/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/4/2009

Wisconsin Federation of Teachers Notified Date 2/6/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/6/2009

Wisconsin Grocers Association Notified Date 1/19/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/19/2009

Wisconsin Independent Businesses Inc Notified Date 2/5/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/5/2009

Wisconsin Laborers District Council Notified Date 2/6/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/6/2009

Wisconsin Land Title Association Notified Date 2/9/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/9/2009

Comments
WLTA opposes SB 2 unless it is amended to provide for an electronic lien notification system. Although current law provides for a lien filed in one county to be effective in all 72, you can't find it in the other 71 counties.
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 1/12/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/12/2009

Wisconsin Mortgage Bankers Association Notified Date 1/29/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/29/2009

Wisconsin Realtors Association Notified Date 2/9/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/9/2009

Wisconsin Restaurant Association Notified Date 3/16/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/16/2009

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Notified Date 1/22/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/22/2009

Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters Notified Date 1/29/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/29/2009

Wisconsin Teamsters Joint Council 39 Notified Date 10/17/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/17/2009

Lobbying Efforts

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2009
January - June
579.00
2009
July - December
158.00
2010
January - June
236.00
2010
July - December
Total 973.00
Bank of America Corporation/Bank of America, N.A. 2009
January - June
3.00
2009
July - December
3.00
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 6.00
Bank One Wisconsin 2009
January - June
7.00
2009
July - December
8.00
2010
January - June
14.00
2010
July - December
Total 29.00
Community Bankers of Wisconsin 2009
January - June
34.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 34.00
Construction Business Group 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
25.00
2010
January - June
5.00
2010
July - December
Total 30.00
Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2.00
2010
January - June
1.00
2010
July - December
Total 3.00
General Electric Company 2009
January - June
62.00
2009
July - December
4.00
2010
January - June
31.00
2010
July - December
Total 97.00
Marshall & Ilsley Corporation 2009
January - June
7.00
2009
July - December
4.00
2010
January - June
4.00
2010
July - December
Total 15.00
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce 2009
January - June
3.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
4.00
2010
July - December
Total 7.00
Midwest Food Processors Association Inc 2009
January - June
13.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 13.00
SEIU Wisconsin State Council (formerly Serv.Employ. Int'l. Union-Wis. State Coun.) 2009
January - June
4.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Bankers Association 2009
January - June
199.00
2009
July - December
76.00
2010
January - June
15.00
2010
July - December
Total 290.00
Wisconsin Credit Union League 2009
January - June
19.00
2009
July - December
8.00
2010
January - June
11.00
2010
July - December
Total 38.00
Wisconsin Economic Development Association 2009
January - June
84.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
23.00
2010
July - December
Total 107.00
Wisconsin Land Title Association 2009
January - June
12.00
2009
July - December
3.00
2010
January - June
5.00
2010
July - December
Total 20.00
Wisconsin Mortgage Bankers Association 2009
January - June
45.00
2009
July - December
9.00
2010
January - June
16.00
2010
July - December
Total 70.00
Wisconsin State AFL-CIO 2009
January - June
87.00
2009
July - December
16.00
2010
January - June
105.00
2010
July - December
Total 208.00
Wisconsin Teamsters Joint Council 39 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2.00
2010
July - December
Total 2.00