Settlement in Rowland’s Violation of Union Rights

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A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit that stemmed from a massive layoff of unionized state workers in 2003.  The suit claimed that the Rowland administration structured the layoffs to punish unions who supported his Democratic opponent and then defied his demand for concessions. The plaintiffs in the lawsuit announced a settlement after nearly 12 years of litigation. The agreement is a testament to the courage and tenacity of workers who stood up for the rights of free speech.

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