Unions Seek Contempt Ruling Against Wis. Labor Officials

Law360, New York (September 24, 2013, 8:37 PM EDT) -- A group of labor unions on Tuesday asked a Wisconsin judge to hold state labor officials in contempt for moving ahead with part of a controversial law curbing government employee collective bargaining rights, despite a 2012 ruling finding that provision of the law unconstitutional.

The Wisconsin Education Association Council and five other unions filed a motion seeking to have Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission Chairman James Scott and Commissioner Rodney Pasch held in contempt for their "continuing violations" of a September 2012 order that nullified various statutory...
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