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Federal Judge Strikes Down Michigan Ban To Project Labor Agreements

Federal Judge Victoria A. Roberts struck down as unconstitutional a ban on project labor agreements signed into law last year by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R). The ruling was a major victory for working families in Michigan and preserves one of the most widely-used and effective tools in protecting laborers in the U.S. Roberts ruled that PLAs are explicitly legal and encouraged under a law passed by Congress, and that the state not only doesn't have the right to ban them, that it was being dishonest in its attempt to enact the ban.
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Federal Judge Strikes Down Michigan's Ban On Domestic Partner Benefits, Cites DOMA Ruling

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (last year)

A federal judge in Michigan today struck down a law signed by Governor Rick Snyder in 2011 that would have prevented domestic partners of state employees from receiving health-care benefits similar to those afforded to heterosexual ... Read Post

Federal Judge Strikes Down Florida's Gay Marriage Ban

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (3 hours ago)

A federal judge in Florida has struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage, becoming the first federal judge to do so. Four state judges have already issued rulings against Florida's gay marriage ban. The AP reports: U.S. Distr... Read Post

BREAKING: Federal Judge Strikes Down Florida's Ban On Same-Sex Marriage, Issues Stay On Ruling

LGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God. (4 hours ago)

MIAMI (AP) - Federal judge rules Florida gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but delays issuing of licenses.— Amanda Hall (@AmandaHallWINK) August 21, 2014 Federal judge: Florida must recognize out-of-state gay marriages; stays own r... Read Post

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