7th Circ. Urged To Rethink Wisconsin's Right-To-Work Law

Law360, New York (July 27, 2017, 6:25 PM EDT) -- Two local affiliates of the International Union of Operating Engineers on Wednesday asked a Seventh Circuit panel for a full court rehearing of its decision upholding Wisconsin's right-to-work law prohibiting agreements that require union membership as a condition of employment and mandate "fair share fees" from nonmembers.

IUUE Locals 139 and 420 asked the appellate panel for a rehearing en banc of a decision that said the affiliates didn't provide a "compelling reason" for the Seventh Circuit to revisit a 2014 ruling that upheld a right-to-work statute in an Indiana case known as Sweeney v. Pence. The union said that laws...

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