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Union asks Supreme Court to affirm right-to-work law is unconstitutional

Union asks Supreme Court to affirm right-to-work law is unconstitutional

INDIANAPOLIS | The International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 150, is urging the Indiana Supreme Court to uphold Lake Superior Judge John Sedia's ruling that portions of the state's 2012 right-to-work law are unconstitutional.

February 21, 2014 6:30 pm Related
Zoeller asks Supreme Court to restore right-to-work law

Zoeller asks Supreme Court to restore right-to-work law

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court has begun receiving written arguments over whether Lake Superior Judge John Sedia correctly ruled the state's 2012 right-to-work law unconstitutional.

December 18, 2013 5:30 pm Related

State judge rules Indiana's right-to-work law unconstitutional

HAMMOND | A Lake County Superior Court judge has ruled Indiana's right-to-work law unconstitutional, but the decision doesn't mark the end of a legal battle over the measure.

September 09, 2013 8:45 pm

Federal court judge tosses RTW challenge

A challenge of the constitutionality of Indiana's right-to-work law in U.S. District Court in Hammond was dismissed Thursday.

January 17, 2013 4:30 pm

Judge asked to strike down right-to-work law

CROWN POINT | Attorneys representing local steel union officials told Lake Circuit Judge George Paras on Tuesday that Indiana's right-to-work law is in conflict with the Indiana Constitution and should be struck down.

October 09, 2012 7:00 pm

Still more to be done at Statehouse, with RTW fight over for now

INDIANAPOLIS | The hundreds of Northwest Indiana residents who protested right-to-work legislation at the Statehouse in January might hardly recognize the place these days.

February 17, 2012 5:00 pm

Unions reviewing possible legal challenges to right-to-work

INDIANAPOLIS | Labor leaders have been quietly reviewing Indiana's new right-to-work law but are mum on whether they will go to court to try to stop the law before its main provision takes effect March 14.

February 12, 2012 10:00 pm

Union leaders promise no Super Bowl disruptions; 'Occupy' to rally Sunday

INDIANAPOLIS | Members of Indiana's labor unions are not planning to cause a scene at Sunday's Super Bowl in Indianapolis, but the "Occupy" movement will rally outside the Statehouse that day.

February 03, 2012 12:15 pm

Indiana legislators on 'super' break

INDIANAPOLIS | After enacting one of the most controversial laws in state history, the Indiana General Assembly did not meet Thursday and is taking Friday off, too.

February 02, 2012 2:50 pm

Right-to-work: How they voted; what they're saying

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's right-to-work law took effect Wednesday, prohibiting a business and a union from agreeing to charge fees to nonunion employees for union-provided representation and grievance services. Employees covered by an existing contract cannot opt out of paying union fees unti…

February 01, 2012 4:45 pm

'Right-to-work' could become law this week

The Indiana Senate will act on the controversial House-approved legislation, culminating in a possible final vote Wednesday before the Legislature breaks for the Super Bowl.

January 30, 2012 12:00 am

Indiana Supreme Court to rule on walkout fines for Democrats

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court has taken jurisdiction of a lawsuit challenging the ability of House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, to deduct walkout fines from House Democrats' paychecks.

January 27, 2012 6:00 pm

Right-to-work could be law next week

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate will act on House-approved right-to-work legislation next week, culminating in a possible final vote Wednesday before the Legislature breaks for the Super Bowl.

January 26, 2012 11:55 am
Indiana House approves right-to-work bill

Indiana House approves right-to-work bill

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House voted 54-44 Wednesday to send right-to-work legislation to the Republican-controlled Senate.

January 25, 2012 5:45 pm Photos

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State's right-to-work fight set to go national

State's right-to-work fight set to go national

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels' national television appearance Tuesday, giving the Republican response to the president's State of the Union address, will be followed on many stations by footage of Daniels saying he opposes a right-to-work law.

January 23, 2012 8:00 pm Video
New ad: 'What' - Gov. Mitch Daniels in his own words, opposing right-to-work

New ad: 'What' - Gov. Mitch Daniels in his own words, opposing right-to-work

The Indiana AFL-CIO launched a new television ad Monday titled "What," that features Gov. Mitch Daniels opposing right-to-work in a 2006 speech to the Teamsters Union. The ad will air Tuesday following Daniels' Republican response to the State of the Union on Indiana broadcast networks and…

January 23, 2012 6:47 pm
Ind. Senate approves right-to-work bill

Ind. Senate approves right-to-work bill

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is halfway to becoming the nation's 23rd right-to-work state after the Republican-controlled Senate narrowly approved the labor policy Monday.

January 23, 2012 5:30 pm Photos

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What is right-to-work?

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House and Senate are likely to vote on separate but nearly identical right-to-work proposals this week, even as a recent poll finds nearly half of Hoosiers don't know what right-to-work is.

January 22, 2012 12:00 am

Region Democrats' legislation ignored in Indiana House

INDIANAPOLIS | A side effect of the ongoing fight over right-to-work in the Indiana House is an almost total lack of action on any legislation sponsored by Democrats.

January 21, 2012 7:00 pm
Senate rejects Democrats' proposed changes to right-to-work

Senate rejects Democrats' proposed changes to right-to-work

INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, led an impassioned but ultimately futile effort Friday to change right-to-work legislation in the Indiana Senate.

January 20, 2012 5:15 pm
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