Conn. AG Takes Union Firing Fight To High Court

Law360, New York (October 24, 2013, 8:01 PM EDT) -- Connecticut's attorney general urged the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a Second Circuit ruling that the state violated the First Amendment rights of 2,800 unionized public employees when it laid them off, claiming the ruling threatens every governor and mayor's ability to negotiate with unionized workers. 

Attorney General George Jepsen filed an Oct. 11 petition for high court review challenging the Second Circuit's May 31 panel ruling on behalf of former Gov. John G. Rowland and budget chief Marc S. Ryan in their official capacities, while...
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