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Stripped of Collective Bargaining, Fort Wayne Workers Find Grievances Difficult to Pursue

Stripped of Collective Bargaining, Fort Wayne Workers Find Grievances Difficult to Pursue
Fort Wayne councilman John Shoaff has introduced a bill to restore some of the powers stripped from city workers when the city council ended collective bargaining last year. While Shoaff’s ordinance will not restore collective bargaining per se, it will restore workers’ rights to join a union (without making it mandatory).
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Indiana Construction Co. Threatened, Intimidated Workers Trying to Unionize, Feds Say

Indiana Construction Co. Threatened, Intimidated Workers Trying to Unionize, Feds Say
An Indiana company, Clear Path Construction, Inc., has been accused of intimidating and harassing workers who are seeking to find information on joining a union. An investigation into the matter has found merit to these claims.
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Four States with HIV-Specific Criminal Statutes That Fly in the Face of Science

Four States with HIV-Specific Criminal Statutes That Fly in the Face of Science
States began adopting laws criminalizing certain conduct of people living with HIV back in the late 1980s. Now, more than 30 states carry HIV-specific criminal statutes, laws that were passed in response to fear harvested in the early years of the epidemic.
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