Wis., Unions Face Off In 7th Circ. Over Act 10 Provisions

Law360, Chicago (September 24, 2012, 7:11 PM EDT) -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s administration and state labor unions on Monday squared off in the Seventh Circuit over provisions axed from Wisconsin’s controversial labor law that would make union recertification more difficult and prevent public unions from deducting dues from workers’ paychecks.

An attorney for Walker told the Seventh Circuit that Act 10’s provisions calling for annual union recertification votes by absolute majority for general employee unions and banning government employers from deducting union dues from general employee earnings should be reinstated because they are rationally...
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