Wisconsin union reforms an early success

Wisconsin unions and their Democrat lackeys, who fought union contracting reform noisily and ferociously,  and who predicted doom, now look like knaves.  The reforms already have saved jobs, saved money, and improved education.  Taking work rules and health insurance contracting out of the collective bargaining framework leads to better results.  Byron York in the Washington Examiner looks at one school district in Wisconsin, where ...after the law went into effect, at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, school officials put in place new policies they estimate will turn that $400,000 deficit into a $1.5 million surplus. And it's all because of the very provisions that union leaders predicted would be disastrous.  (snip) "The monetary part of it is not the entire issue," says Arnoldussen, a political independent who won a spot on the board in a nonpartisan election. Indeed, some of the most important improvements in Kaukauna's outlook are because of the new limits on...(Read Full Post)