02/12/2013 09:58 am ET Updated Apr 14, 2013

Michigan AFL-CIO Files Federal Lawsuit Seeking To Stop Right-to-work Law

LANSING, MI -- The Michigan AFL-CIO and union partners are seeking to block the state's controversial new right-to-work law, arguing that it conflicts with federal labor statutes in violation of the U.S. Constitution.

Attorneys for the AFL-CIO filed a federal lawsuit today in Detroit, seeking a declaratory judgement that PA 348 of 2012 is unlawful and requesting a permanent enjoinder barring state officials from enforcing it.

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