Unions Ask 7th Circ. To Nix Wis. Collective Bargaining Law

Law360, New York (July 16, 2012, 8:19 PM EDT) -- A group of unions on Friday urged the Seventh Circuit to overturn a controversial law curbing collective bargaining rights for most public workers in Wisconsin, maintaining that the law is unconstitutional due to exemptions for so-called public safety workers.

Seven of Wisconsin’s largest public unions are asking the appeals court to overturn U.S. District Judge William M. Conley's decision to uphold the law's provisions curtailing collective bargaining rights while affirming the judge's decision to strike down portions of the law that called for annual union recertification...
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