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Senate Bill 44

Relating To: Relating to: prohibiting as a condition of employment membership in a labor organization or payments to a labor organization and providing a penalty.
Bill Text and History
2015 Wisconsin Act 1
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
AFSCME Council 11 Notified Date 3/4/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/4/2015

Americans For Prosperity Notified Date 2/25/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/25/2015

Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 2/25/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/25/2015

Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 2/26/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/26/2015

Citizen Action of Wisconsin Notified Date 3/4/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/4/2015

City of Madison Notified Date 2/25/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/25/2015

Dairyland Power Cooperative Notified Date 3/9/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/9/2015

Dane County Notified Date 2/25/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/25/2015

Greater Green Bay Chamber Notified Date 2/26/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/26/2015

IBEW 965 Notified Date 2/24/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/24/2015

Comments
Right to Work is Bad for Utility Workers in our State
IBEW Local Union 2150 Notified Date 3/9/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/9/2015

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Construction Electrician Local Unions Notified Date 2/25/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/25/2015

International Union of Operating Engineers Local #139 Notified Date 2/24/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/24/2015

Iron Workers District Council of the North Central States Notified Date 2/25/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/25/2015

Lake States Lumber Association Notified Date 2/26/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/26/2015

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 2/24/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/24/2015

Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin Notified Date 3/2/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/2/2015

Comments
If I could have spoken I would have requested a delay in voting on the bill. I registered against to delay decisions because of the division the bill is creating and the number of people who would be directly impacted who voice concern about bill.
http://www.loppw.org
Madison Gas & Electric Company Notified Date 2/24/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/24/2015

Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 2/27/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/27/2015

Miron Construction Co., Inc. Notified Date 2/24/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/24/2015

National Federation of Independent Business Notified Date 2/25/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/25/2015

Painters & Allied Trades, District Council No. 7, AFL-CIO Notified Date 2/24/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/24/2015

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Notified Date 3/4/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/4/2015

Plumbers Local 75 Notified Date 2/25/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/25/2015

Sheet Metal Air Rail Transportation Workers Local Union #18 Notified Date 2/25/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/25/2015

SMART (Sheet Metal Air Rail Transportation) Notified Date 2/26/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/26/2015

Steamfitters Local 601 Notified Date 3/6/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/6/2015

Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health, Inc. Notified Date 2/24/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/24/2015

Comments
Union membership reduces the gender wage gap and increases the likelihood that workplaces will have family-friendly workplace policies such as paid sick and family leave, employer-sponsored health insurance and retirement accounts.
Wisconsin Business Alliance Notified Date 3/4/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/4/2015

Comments
So-called "right to work" legislation has been proven to drive wages down, increase poverty, and result in more worker fatalities. We oppose this proposal and point out that local Chambers of Commerce are not calling for it.
http://www.wisconsinbusinessalliance.com/2015/02/23/where-is-the-love/
Wisconsin Catholic Conference Notified Date 2/25/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/25/2015

Wisconsin Contractor Coalition Notified Date 2/25/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/25/2015

Wisconsin Council of Churches Notified Date 2/25/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/25/2015

Comments
The Wisconsin Council of Churches does not take a position on the bill at the present time. However, we strongly urge the Legislature not to fast-track this bill.
Supporting Documentation
20150225_WCC Statement RTW.pdf

Wisconsin Economic Development Association Notified Date 2/25/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/25/2015

Wisconsin Education Association Council Notified Date 2/24/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/24/2015

Wisconsin Family Action Inc Notified Date 2/24/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/24/2015

Comments
Supported as a Freedom of Conscience in the Workplace bill
Wisconsin Farmers Union Notified Date 3/5/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/5/2015

Supporting Documentation
20150305_2015-02-25 WFU on Right to Work.pdf

Wisconsin Laborers District Council Notified Date 2/24/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/24/2015

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 2/24/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/24/2015

Wisconsin Pipe Trades Association Notified Date 3/6/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/6/2015

Wisconsin Professional Police Association Notified Date 3/2/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/2/2015

Wisconsin Restaurant Association Notified Date 2/27/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/27/2015

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Notified Date 2/27/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/27/2015

Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters Notified Date 3/3/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/3/2015

Wisconsin Teamsters Joint Council 39 Notified Date 2/26/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/26/2015

Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association Notified Date 2/24/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/24/2015

Wisconsin Voices Notified Date 3/2/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/2/2015

Lobbying Efforts

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2015
January - June
1536.00
2015
July - December
6.00
2016
January - June
7.00
2016
July - December
Total 1549.00
Americans For Prosperity 2015
January - June
113.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 113.00
Citizen Action of Wisconsin 2015
January - June
43.00
2015
July - December
6.00
2016
January - June
7.00
2016
July - December
Total 56.00
Greater Green Bay Chamber 2015
January - June
6.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 6.00
IBEW 965 2015
January - June
25.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 25.00
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Construction Electrician Local Unions 2015
January - June
34.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 34.00
International Union of Operating Engineers Local #139 2015
January - June
90.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 90.00
Iron Workers District Council of the North Central States 2015
January - June
32.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 32.00
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc 2015
January - June
2.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2.00
Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin 2015
January - June
16.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 16.00
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce 2015
January - June
12.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 12.00
National Federation of Independent Business 2015
January - June
49.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 49.00
Painters & Allied Trades, District Council No. 7, AFL-CIO 2015
January - June
7.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 7.00
Plumbers Local 75 2015
January - June
45.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 45.00
Sheet Metal Air Rail Transportation Workers Local Union #18 2015
January - June
19.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 19.00
SMART (Sheet Metal Air Rail Transportation) 2015
January - June
71.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 71.00
Steamfitters Local 601 2015
January - June
1.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health, Inc. 2015
January - June
2.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Business Alliance 2015
January - June
22.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 22.00
Wisconsin Contractor Coalition 2015
January - June
14.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 14.00
Wisconsin Council of Churches 2015
January - June
2.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Economic Development Association 2015
January - June
7.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 7.00
Wisconsin Family Action Inc 2015
January - June
2.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Farmers Union 2015
January - June
6.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 6.00
Wisconsin Laborers District Council 2015
January - June
145.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 145.00
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce 2015
January - June
332.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 332.00
Wisconsin Pipe Trades Association 2015
January - June
34.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 34.00
Wisconsin Restaurant Association 2015
January - June
52.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 52.00
Wisconsin State AFL-CIO 2015
January - June
336.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 336.00
Wisconsin Teamsters Joint Council 39 2015
January - June
16.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 16.00
Wisconsin Voices 2015
January - June
1.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1.00