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High Court Hears Arguments In Case Over Union Agency Fees
Posted on 11 Jan 2012 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Jan. 10 in a case challenging what constitutes proper notice of temporary mid-year fees assessed by a union and used for political purposes and whether the appeal is moot because... Read More

Judge Dismisses 1 Lawsuit Challenging Wisconsin Union Law
Posted on 15 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MADISON, Wis. - (AP) A judge on Thursday dismissed one of three lawsuits challenging Wisconsin's divisive law restricting union bargaining rights, but left open the possibility it could be filed again with slightly different plaintiffs. Dane County... Read More

Players Call NFL A 'Cartel' In Court Filing
Posted on 24 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - (AP) NFL players who sued the league for alleged antitrust violations liken the league to a "cartel" in their latest court filing, again urging an appeals court to lift the lockout. In arguments filed in the 8th U.S. Circuit Court... Read More

Former NFL Players Join Lockout Fight
Posted on 29 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - (AP) Four former NFL players, including Hall of Fame defensive end Carl Eller, sued the NFL on Monday in hopes of joining current players in their antitrust fight against the league. Eller, three-time All-Pro running back Priest Holmes and... Read More

Wisconsin Judge Halts Gov. Scott Walker's Law Targeting Unions
Posted on 1 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MADISON, Wis. A Wisconsin judge on Thursday did what thousands of pro-union protesters and boycotting Democratic lawmakers couldn't, halting Republican Gov. Scott Walker's plans at least temporarily to cut most public workers' pay and strip... Read More

State Employee Union In Illinois Sues Over Pay Freeze
Posted on 12 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - (AP) A major state employee union has filed a federal lawsuit over Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's decision to cancel raises for thousands of workers. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees filed the suit Friday... Read More

Wisconsin District Attorney Files Lawsuit Challenging Union Law
Posted on 18 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MADISON, Wis. - (AP) Republican lawmakers violated Wisconsin's open meetings law when they amended a contentious plan that bars most public employees from collective bargaining, a Madison prosecutor alleged in a lawsuit Wednesday. Dane County District... Read More

Wisconsin Judge Halts Implementation Of Bargaining Law
Posted on 30 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MADISON, Wis. - (AP) The showdown over Wisconsin's explosive union bargaining law shifted from the Statehouse back to the courthouse on Tuesday, but it remained unclear when or even whether the measure would take effect. Republican lawmakers pushed... Read More

Union Loses Legal Battle With BA
Posted on 5 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LONDON – (AP) British Airways cabin crew have lost a legal battle to overturn changes to pay and working conditions that sparked an acrimonious dispute between workers and management, culminating in a narrowly averted Christmas strike at the... Read More