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Ill. Village Asks 7th Circ. To OK 'Right-to-Work' Rule

Law360, Springfield (February 16, 2017, 9:07 PM EST) -- The Illinois community whose right-to-work ordinance was struck down by a federal judge last month appealed to the Seventh Circuit this week, arguing that the January decision runs afoul of a Sixth Circuit decision that allowed the union-weakening statute for counties in Kentucky.

U.S. District Judge Michael Kennelly last month sided with four unions that sued the village of Lincolnshire over the right-to-work ordinance the village board adopted in December 2015. Lincolnshire, a northern suburb of Chicago with a population of about 7,300, appealed Judge Kennelly's...
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