Click on the ruling to see all of AFSCME's statements for that ruling.
Partly true, with important caveats
Says Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson "supports massive tax cuts for corporations that outsource Wisconsin jobs."
— PolitiFact Wisconsin
Taxpayers help in a big way
The Wisconsin Retirement System for public employees is "a self-funded pension plan" and "it’s the money of the workers’ that funds it."
Union disputes, but WSJ stands by its reporting
"Did you know Wisconsin's AFSCME union has lost 50%+ of its members since no longer requiring membership?"
— PolitiFact Oregon
The law involved more than more for pensions, health care
In labor negotiations with city employees, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett "demanded concessions that went beyond those mandated" by Gov. Scott Walker’s collective bargaining law
Splicing and dicing cuts out the truth
Says gubernatorial recall candidate Tom Barrett supported passage of Gov. Scott Walker’s bill stripping collective bargaining of state employees.
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