Split 7th Circuit: Union Can’t Be Cut Out Of Detention Center’s Staffing Changes
(August 19, 2015, 12:55 PM EDT) -- CHICAGO — A trial court erred when it ruled that a union could be denied participation in staffing changes at a juvenile detention center where it represents workers, a split Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled Aug. 17 (Jimmy Doe, et al. v. Cook County, Ill., et al., No. 10-2746, 7th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 14433).
(Opinion available. Document #73-150911-002Z.)
A group of detainees at the Cook County, Ill., Juvenile Temporary Detention Center filed a class complaint in 1999 against Cook County and...