Federal judge strikes down part of Wisconsin union law

Federal Distrct Court Judge Conley struck down parts of the anti-union bill supported by Wisconsin Governor Walker.  The provisions that were struck were (1) requiring the re-certification of unions by a majority annually, and (2) making the payment of union dues voluntary.

The case is Wisconsin Education Ass’n Council, et. al, v. Scott Walker, et. al., 11-cv-428.  Plaintiffs (the Unions) challenged the anti-union bill (known as “Act 10”) on two grounds: Equal Protection and First Amendment. You may read the opinion here.

 

Via Federal judge strikes down part of Wisconsin union law – Yahoo! News.

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