Wis. Judge Strikes Down Gov. Walker’s ‘Right-To-Work’ Law

Law360, Los Angeles (April 8, 2016, 10:46 PM EDT) -- A Wisconsin state judge on Friday struck down a ban on labor contracts that require private sector workers to pay union dues, a win for unions challenging the so-called “right-to-work” law in a state suit against Republican Gov. Scott Walker.

In an order granting summary to the plaintiffs, which include the Wisconsin AFL-CIO and the United Steelworkers, Judge C. William Foust ruled that the controversial law — Wisconsin Act 1 — amounted to a violation of the state’s constitution.

The labor groups argued that the law...
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