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Unions ask judge to give new shot to sue over dues paid by Lincolnshire to 'private' IML for lobbying

By Jonathan Bilyk | Jan 9, 2019

Two unions have asked a federal judge to reconsider his decision tossing their attempt to force the village of Lincolnshire to stop paying dues to the Illinois Municipal League because the association of Illinois cities and villages lobbies in favor of policies union members may oppose.

Union suit nixed vs Lincolnshire over dues paid for 'anti-union' lobbying; ballot box remains open: Judge

By Scott Holland | Dec 7, 2018

A federal judge has rejected an attempt by unions to force the village of Lincolnshire to stop paying dues to the Illinois Municipal League because the association of Illinois cities and villages lobbies in favor of policies union members may oppose.

Lincolnshire: Taxes different from union dues; asks judge to toss union suit over 'anti-union' lobbying funds

By Jonathan Bilyk | Aug 3, 2018

Saying governments are different from labor unions and other private organizations, a north suburban village and an organization that lobbies on behalf of Illinois city and village governments has asked a federal judge to dismiss a union-backed lawsuit asserting the rights of union members are violated by local governments which use tax money to fund lobbyists to seek reforms opposed by unions.

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