News in Brief

Judge Tosses Lawsuit Targeting Law Restricting Collective Bargaining

Article Tools
  • PrintPrinter-Friendly
  • EmailEmail Article
  • ReprintReprints
  • CommentsComments

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Iowa's largest teachers' union challenging a new law that eliminated most collective bargaining rights for public workers.

In his ruling, the judge said the law does not violate workers' constitutional rights to equal protection.

The Iowa State Education Association filed the suit that claimed the measure creates two classes of public-sector employees, unfairly targets unions for collecting dues through payroll deductions, and creates an unfair election system for unions.

Vol. 37, Issue 11, Page 5

Published in Print: November 1, 2017, as Judge Tosses Lawsuit Targeting Law Restricting Collective Bargaining
Related Stories
Notice: We recently upgraded our comments. (Learn more here.) If you are logged in as a subscriber or registered user and already have a Display Name on, you can post comments. If you do not already have a Display Name, please create one here.
Ground Rules for Posting
We encourage lively debate, but please be respectful of others. Profanity and personal attacks are prohibited. By commenting, you are agreeing to abide by our user agreement.
All comments are public.

Back to Top Back to Top

Most Popular Stories