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Judge Rules Wisconsin ‘Right To Work’ Law Unconstitutional, Walker’s AG Vows Appeal To Right-Wing Supreme Court

April 12, 2016
By Doug Cunningham
Workers Independent News

Madison, Wisconsin – anti-union 'Right To Work' was ruled unconstitutional by a Dane County Circuit Court judge Friday. But the anti-union Walker administration vows to appeal the ruling to the right-wing state supreme court.

That court has a 5-2 conservative majority. Judge C. William Foust ruled that that the law took union property without just compensation. That's because the law allowed workers covered by collective bargaining agreements to stop paying dues for that service while still legally compelling unions to represent the workers who don't pay for the service. The Wisconsin AFL-CIO, United Steelworkers and machinists unions filed the suit. To hear the audio click the following link

April 11, 2016

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