Indiana Dems Fined For Balking At Right-To-Work Bill

Law360, New York (January 18, 2012, 7:30 PM EST) -- Indiana House Republicans on Wednesday fined their Democratic counterparts opposing a state right-to-work bill that could potentially limit unions, after the Democrats failed to attend a session that day to decide on an amendment to the bill.

Democratic lawmakers will each be fined $1,000 for each day they are intentionally absent from the sessions until they attend them, according to the Republicans’ motion to compel and fine.

The Democrats will challenge the fines with a filing in Indiana's Marion County Court, according to Indiana House Democrats...
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