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Indiana Union Claims Right-to-Work Is Slavery

Indiana’s operating engineers’ union has filed a suit against the state’s new right-to-work law. Among other counts in the lawsuit, they allege that providing union-negotiated benefits to non-union workers toiling alongside union members violates the 13th Amendment. That is, because non-unionized workers aren’t paying dues in exchange for the union’s negotiations, union workers are being enslaved.
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Handicapping The Federal Lawsuit Against Arizona’s Immigrant Law

Politics / US Politics : The Moderate Voice (5 years ago)

Yesterday the United States Justice Department filed its long awaited lawsuit against the State of Arizona and Governor Jan Brewer. The suit is aimed at overturning Arizona’s illegal immigrant law, known as SB1070. The law requires ... Read Post

Yet Another Lawsuit Filed Against Yelp

Technology : The Next Web Blog (5 years ago)

In the wake of last week’s dubious lawsuit filed against Yelp, another suit has been filed. The case, which copy-pasted large swathes of the suit filed last week, alleges that Yelp systematically deleted reviews for a business that ... Read Post

KBR lawsuit alleges ’slavery.’

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (6 years ago)

A Washington law firm filed a lawsuit yesterday against Iraq contractor KBR, “alleging that the company and its Jordanian subcontractor engaged in the human trafficking of Nepali workers,” the Washington Post reported today. The sui... Read Post

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