Skip to comments.Judge rules against Indiana’s right to work law
Posted on 09/10/2013 6:16:57 AM PDT by 1raider1
A Lake County judge has ruled Indianas so-called right to work law unconstitutional.
During a legal challenge launched by Local 150, Judge John Sedia took issue with the part of the law requiring unions to represent workers while making illegal for them to require membership dues.
The right to work law here is unsafe, unfair and an unnecessary law and now its been ruled unconstitutional, so we couldnt be more pleased, said Jeff Harris, spokesman for the Indiana AFL/CIO.
The court in Lake County has said (to the legislature), youre requiring this statute, youre requiring citizens and organizations in this state to provide services without compensation and thats got to be problematic for any legislature or any attorney general, said Stephanie Jane Hahn, an attorney who specializes in employment law.
Read more: http://fox59.com/2013/09/09/judge-rules-against-indianas-right-to-work-law/#ixzz2eUlyFDOW
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Judges... again thwarting the will of the people.
I messed up. This was actually reported 9/9/2013.
Lake County, I presume, is Gary?
I am against Unions but if you belong to one you should pay the dues. You should not be REQUIRED to join a Union though. Take that out and pass the law again.
That does seems stupid...
How could they force the unions to represent people who were NOT dues-paying mambers?
I may be unclear on all the facts.
Yes, Gary, Hammond, etc.
The right to work is unconstitutional?! What planet are we on?
I don’t think the judge has the authority to decide that
A county judge throws out a state law?
Is that even possible?
Agreed - what were the legislators thinking? Was this snuck in as a poison pill by the bad guys?
An unwanted so called "service".
Like the homeless man that rubs a dirty rag on your windshield at a red light and then wants you to pay him for his "service".
Typically the issue is the company doesn’t have to act as a dues collector and perform payroll withholding of union dues.
I wonder if that is what is really going on here?
A county judge?..............
Judge John Sedia took issue with the part of the law requiring unions to represent workers while making illegal for them to require membership dues.
All you need is one greedy idiot and a few dollars.
Don't tell anyone, but.... IT'S ABOUT THE MONEY. IT'S ALWAYS ABOUT THE MONEY.
It is not at all uncommon for employees who have opted out of union membership to be required to pay a small (relatively) fee to pay for the benefits the union still provides; namely, collective bargaining for wages.
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