Public Workers Sue Wis. Over Labor Law

Law360, New York (March 25, 2011, 11:42 PM EDT) -- Firefighters and public works employees reportedly challenged a Wisconsin law stripping collective bargaining rights from many public workers Friday, claiming legislators violated the state constitution by passing the measure without a required quorum.

Meanwhile, Wisconsin's Legislative Reference Bureau published the polarizing legislation despite Dane County Circuit Court Judge Maryann Sumi issuing a temporary restraining order blocking Wisconsin Secretary of State Douglas La Follette from publishing the law's text.

Friday's suit marks the third case that has been filed over the controversial law, according to the Milwaukee-Wisconsin...
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