Unions representing public workers in Wisconsin filed a lawsuit in federal court on Wednesday to block the state’s new curbs on collective bargaining, which were upheld by the state’s Supreme Court on Tuesday, Reuters reports. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, claims the controversial measure is unconstitutional because it creates two classes of public workers in the state–those covered by the new rules and those exempt from them…

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