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New York Sued for Blocking Government Worker ZIP Codes

Oct. 31, 2019, 10:46 PM

A public interest law firm is suing New York state, alleging an executive order issued following a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision prevents government employees from learning about their union rights.

The Liberty Justice Center filed a petition this week in the New York Supreme Court in Albany, accusing the state of attempting to block workers’ constitutional rights by not releasing government employees’ ZIP codes. The center says an executive order limiting that information makes it harder to locate workers and notify them of their rights not to participate in unions.

“The State’s attempts to withhold information from government workers...

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