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Wed Sep 28, 2016, 07:22 AM

Federal judge denies union’s appeal to block right-to-work law

A federal judge announced Monday his decision to deny a union plea to repeal Wisconsin's “right-to-work” law, after opponents claimed it violated the Fifth Amendment.

Three unions challenging the bill allege it is unconstitutional on the grounds that it results in an unlawful seizure of private property without fair compensation. Federal law constrains unions to represent all workers in the bargaining union while preventing them from collecting fees for representation.

Gov. Scott Walker worked with the state Legislature to pass the right-to-work law in February 2015. The law protects non-union members from being required to pay union fees, sparking union member concerns that “the nonmember of the union will reap the benefits of being represented by the union during a grievance but he will pay nothing for those benefits.”

http://www.dailycardinal.com/article/2016/09/federal-judge-denies-unions-appeal-to-block-right-to-work-law

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Response to Sherman A1 (Original post)

Wed Sep 28, 2016, 07:30 AM

1. People who enjoy the benefits without paying the dues are moochers-just like Trump who says he

his smart not to pay into Federal taxes--which pays for highways and repairs, schools, The CDC, Forest Service, etc. Shameful!

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Response to Sherman A1 (Original post)

Wed Sep 28, 2016, 07:42 AM

2. Why not change the exclusive representation laws?


Fighting RTW seems to be a losing cause


Why not instead demand that the exclusive representation laws be changed? That way they would have to negotiate for themselves and the problem of free loading would stop

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Response to Sherman A1 (Original post)

Thu Sep 29, 2016, 12:26 AM

3. They've got to change the Wisconsin legislature.

and get rid of Walker. What a disaster.

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