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2 Unions: Bargaining Law Is Unconstitutional Unions Ask Judge For Summary Judgment
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Source: Channel3000

2 Unions: Bargaining Law Is Unconstitutional
Unions Ask Judge For Summary Judgment
Posted: 6:54 pm CST November 29, 2011

MADISON, Wis. -- Two unions are asking a Dane County judge to declare that Gov. Scott Walker's efforts to end collective bargaining law for most public workers are unconstitutional.
The request was filed Tuesday by Madison Teachers Inc. and Public Employees Local 61, AFL-CIO.
The groups said the new law violates the constitution by treating union and nonunion employees differently, and by imposing unfair burdens on those who belong to a union. They also said the law violates the City of Milwaukee's ability to run its own pension system.


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The state has 30 days to respond, and the judge 90 days to make a decision...
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  -2 Unions: Bargaining Law Is Unconstitutional Unions Ask Judge For Summary Judgment midnight  Nov-30-11 12:55 AM   #0 
  - Unless they mean the Wisconsin Constitution, I am not optimistic about the Constitutional claim, if.  No Elephants   Nov-30-11 02:08 AM   #1 
  - Same problem here in Wisconsin with a Republican-controlled State Supreme Court. n /t  Scuba   Nov-30-11 03:50 AM   #2 
  - That's why they cheated on the recall effort.  Enthusiast   Nov-30-11 04:38 AM   #3 
  - The unions charge that the collective bargaining legislation violates the U.S. Constitution  midnight   Nov-30-11 06:47 PM   #7 
  - Does anyone today living in America actually expect to get justice?  fasttense   Nov-30-11 06:24 AM   #4 
  - I was thinking about this the other day. How sad is it to find yourself...  Pacifist Patriot   Nov-30-11 07:02 AM   #5 
  - Kick and Rec  Kingofalldems   Nov-30-11 08:16 AM   #6 
 

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