National Institute for Labor Relations Research News

Chicago wrong place for union lawyer's libel suit over right-to-work group's Indiana high court article

By Jonathan Bilyk | Oct 20, 2016

A Chicago federal judge has tossed a union lawyer’s defamation lawsuit against a leading anti-union advocacy organization, saying the facts of the case – which centers on the veracity of the lawyer’s statements to the Indiana Supreme Court during a court fight over the constitutionality of Indiana’s Right to Work law  - indicate the defamation suit should not have been filed in Illinois.

Union lawyer sues NILRR over 'defamatory' article published amid Indiana Right to Work court fight

By Jonathan Bilyk | Sep 15, 2015

A union lawyer who helped lead the litigation against Indiana’s Right to Work law has sued a leading anti-union advocacy organization, claiming the National Institute for Labor Relations Research should be made to pay for saying the lawyer “flat-out lied” while representing the labor unions opposed to the law before the Indiana Supreme Court in 2014.

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