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.
By David Martosko, The Daily Caller In a lawsuit against three Indiana government officials, a labor union alleged on Wednesday that its constitutional rights under the Thirteenth Amendment — which outlawed “slavery” and “involuntar... Read Post
The union is arguing that non-union members in right-to-work Indiana get the benefit of union contracts without being union members (when the union negotiates a contract it typically applies to all employees even if they’re not unio... Read Post