West Virginia right-to-work law struck down by Circuit Judge
Feb 28, 2019 08:23 AM EST
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A circuit judge has struck down key components of West Virginia's 2016 right-to-work legislation.
Judge Jennifer Bailey Kanawha Circuit Judge Jennifer Bailey issued the opinion Wednesday, three years after the Legislature first passed the law.
"The new law will require unions and union officials to work, to supply their valuable expertise and to provide expensive services for nothing," Bailey wrote in her 46-page ruling. "That is, in a word, arbitrary."