Strikes, Lockouts and Other "Economic Weapons": Wisconsin
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Thomas R. Revnew; Seaton, Peters & Revnew, PA.
- Wisconsin's Employment Peace Act protects the right of workers in the private sector to strike and to engage in other collective activity, including organizing unions, to improve their terms and conditions of employment. See Employees' Rights to Strike under the Wisconsin Employment Peace Act.
- Peaceful picketing is lawful. See Picketing.
- Secondary boycotts are unlawful. See Secondary Boycotts.
- Public employees in Wisconsin may not strike. See Employees' Rights under the Wisconsin State Employees Labor Relations Act (SERLA).