2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 133. Trusts and monopolies.
133.07 Certain organizations and activities not forbidden.


133.07 Certain organizations and activities not forbidden.


(1) This chapter shall not prohibit the existence and operation of labor, agricultural or horticultural organizations, instituted for the purpose of mutual help, and not having capital stock or conducted for profit, or organizations permitted under ch. 185 or 193; shall not forbid or restrain individual members of such organizations from lawfully carrying out the legitimate objects thereof; and such organizations, or the members thereof, shall not be held or construed to be illegal combinations or conspiracies in restraint of trade, under this chapter. The labor of a human being is not a commodity or article of commerce.


(2) This chapter does not prohibit activities of any public utility, as defined in s. 196.01 (5), or telecommunications carrier, as defined in s. 196.01 (8m), which are required by ch. 196 or rules or orders under ch. 196, activities necessary to comply with that chapter or those rules or orders or activities that are actively supervised by the public service commission. This subsection does not apply to activities of a public utility or telecommunications carrier that are exempt from public service commission regulation under s. 196.195, 196.196, 196.202, 196.203, 196.219 or 196.499 or by other action by the commission.

133.07 - ANNOT.

History: 1979 c. 209; 1993 a. 496; 2005 a. 441.

133.07 - ANNOT.

AntitrustLabor law. 1976 WLR 271.

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