A conservative group called the Freedom Foundation and liberal advocacy group MoveOn.org plan to stage competing rallies on the Capitol Campus today over a measure proposed by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to strip most collective-bargaining rights from that state's workers. The Freedom Foundation is rallying at 11 a.m. in support of Walker; MoveOn.org is rallying at noon against the anticollective-action measure.
The Service Employees International Union of Washington also plans a “solidarity rally” in support of Wisconsin workers at 11 a.m. at the SEIU office in Olympia .
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