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Bevin administration looks to have right-to-work lawsuit tossed

06/24/2017 03:45 PM

Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration is asking Franklin Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate to throw out a union lawsuit challenging the state’s new right-to-work law. Bevin’s general counsel, Stephen Pitt, filed the motion in Franklin Circuit Court Friday. In it, he argues that the state’s right-to-work law is completely legal and that the AFL-CIO’s and Teamsters Local 89’s claims in the lawsuit, filed in May, are unfounded. The new law bars unions from collecting dues from non-members, and labor organizations say in the lawsuit that... Read more 


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