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 Michael P. Tremoglie, Legal Newsline The International Union of Operating Engineers on April 18 amended the complaint of their previously filed lawsuit that asks a court to invalidate Indiana’s newly enacted right-to-work law. Th... Read Post
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