Unions Hope To Take Local Right-To-Work Ruling To SCOTUS

Law360, Springfield (March 10, 2017, 7:15 PM EST) -- A group of unions in Kentucky asked the Sixth Circuit on Thursday to vacate its November judgment that allows local governments to pass union-weakening right-to-work laws in anticipation of asking the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on the legal battle.

The federal appeals court had reversed a district court's ruling that said Hardin County, just south of Louisville, could not enforce a local ordinance that made it a misdemeanor to force employees covered under the National Labor Relations Act to join a union or pay dues to a union as a condition of employment. Earlier this week, none of the...

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