Wis. Calls Right-To-Work Law's Harm To Unions Hypothetical
Law360, New York (April 27, 2015, 8:19 PM EDT) -- Wisconsin's Department of Justice moved Friday to quash a union challenge to the state's right-to-work law barring mandatory dues contributions by nonunion members, arguing it lacks standing because the law has yet to affect any actual contract and does not amount to an unconstitutional taking of private property.
Attorneys with the state Justice Department said any harm alleged by the Wisconsin State AFL-CIO and two local labor unions is purely hypothetical and thus can't be challenged in court. The state's motion to dismiss argued that the private-sector right-to-work law, 2015 Wisconsin Act 1, can't violate Wisconsin's constitution because the unions haven't...
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