Wisconsin Governor Warns Of Lay-offs In Stand-off With Union04:54
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Protesters sleep inside the state Capitol Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, in Madison, Wis. Opponents to Governor Scott Walker's bill to eliminate collective bargaining rights for many state workers are taking part in their eighth day of protesting.  (AP)
Protesters sleep inside the state Capitol Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, in Madison, Wis. Opponents to Governor Scott Walker's bill to eliminate collective bargaining rights for many state workers are taking part in their eighth day of protesting. (AP)

The Wisconsin Assembly plans to move forward on a bill that would bar most state workers from being in unions. Democrats say they plan to introduce at least 100 amendments to stall or water down the Republican-backed proposal.

But there's been no action on Gov. Scott Walker's proposal because all the Democrats in the Senate have refused to go to the Capitol. Gov. Walker warned that state employees could start receiving layoff notices as early as next week if a bill eliminating most collective bargaining rights isn't passed soon. Thousands of protesters have jammed the Statehouse for more than a week.

This segment aired on February 22, 2011.

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