A hotel worker union is suing the city of Chicago, claiming it improperly wielded a noise ordinance to hamper their rights while striking. A judge has denied their request for a temporary restraining order against the city.
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A federal judge in Chicago has weighed in again on the issue of whether workers at Indiana’s Ameristar Casino put undue pressure on patrons as part of an ongoing dispute, dismissing more allegations a union illegally harassed casino patrons to coerce them to participate in a union-sponsored boycott as part of a labor dispute with the casino.
Union asserts Constitution allows it to 'shame' Ameristar patrons amid labor dispute with E. Chicago casino
A union representing about 200 casino employees filed a motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit brought against it by the East Chicago casino and some patrons, arguing that behavior the plaintiffs deemed harassing is constitutionally protected free speech.