In Pay Fight over Indiana House Democrats' Walkout, Chief Justice Suggests Compromise

After 45 minutes of listening to attorneys argue whether the Legislature had the power to seize the pay of lawmakers to collect fines after they walked out in 2011 and 2012 to stall passage of the anti-union “right to work” legislation, Chief Justice Brent Dickson had a suggestion: Compromise.
January 4, 2013
 

After 45 minutes of listening to attorneys argue whether the Legislature had the power to seize the pay of lawmakers to collect fines after they walked out in 2011 and 2012 to stall passage of the anti-union “right to work” legislation, Chief Justice Brent Dickson had a suggestion: Compromise.

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