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Lincolnshire will appeal decision that tossed its right-to-work ordinance

Tabitha Fleming Jan. 17, 2017, 12:02am

The village of Lincolnshire will appeal the ruling of a trial court that tossed out the city’s right-to-work ordinance.

Cities, counties can't enact right-to-work laws, judge says; Lincolnshire ordinance tossed

Jonathan Bilyk Jan. 9, 2017, 4:32pm

Cities, villages and counties don’t have the authority under federal law to impose local right-to-work rules on employers, workers and unions, a Chicago federal judge has said, tossing out a right-to-work ordinance enacted by the village of Lincolnshire in 2015.

‘Third view’ of bare metal defense could complicate asbestos litigation

Joe Dyton Nov. 11, 2016, 12:54pm

A federal judge in Louisiana made waves in a recent asbestos lawsuit, delivering a ruling establishing a potential “third view” on the so-called “bare metal defense” deployed by industrial defendants against asbestos exposure litigation.