Gov. Walker's Recall Win Threatens Union Power Beyond Wis.

Law360, New York (June 6, 2012, 10:39 PM EDT) -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's decisive victory Tuesday in a recall election forced by opponents of his law curtailing collective-bargaining rights could undermine the labor movement nationwide by emboldening other state legislatures with similar agendas and demonstrating that unions' political muscle may be outmatched by super PACs, experts say.

The effects of the conservative governor's win are unlikely to be immediate, as politicians are currently more focused on gearing up for local and federal elections in November than enacting sweeping change, but experts say the impact of...
To view the full article, register now.