Ind. Right-To-Work Law Is Preempted, Union Tells 7th Circ.

Law360, New York (June 3, 2013, 5:36 PM EDT) -- An engineers union urged the Seventh Circuit on Friday to overturn the dismissal of their lawsuit challenging an Indiana law that prohibits requiring union membership or union dues as a condition of employment, maintaining that the statute is preempted by federal labor law.

The International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 150, AFL-CIO filed a brief in response to the state government's defense of the law asserting that the Indiana Right to Work Act — signed into law Feb. 1, 2012 — is not only preempted by the...
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