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City of Milwaukee seeks to join Act 10 lawsuit as plaintiffs

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MADISON, WI (WTAQ) - Wisconsin’s largest city wants to join a lawsuit which claims that the state’s collective bargaining and public employee benefit law is unconstitutional.

Milwaukee City Attorney Grant Langley has asked a state appeals court in Madison to let the city join the Madison teachers’ union and a Milwaukee city employee union as plaintiffs.

Langley says the union law violates the state Constitution’s home rule powers, by not letting the city pay anything toward its employees’ pension contributions. Also, Langley says the law violates constitutional bans on creating impairments to employee contracts.

Dane County Circuit Judge Juan Colas has struck down the state’s union law as it applies to local government and public school employees.

But Milwaukee officials say the law can still be brought back, because the state is appealing the judge’s decision. 

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