Judge Declines to Stop Union's Use of Rat in Protest

Eastern District Judge Joseph Bianco said federal law divested him of jurisdiction to impose an injunction, and that putting large inflatable rats at work sites to voice displeasure was both within the union's First Amendment rights and outside a collective bargaining agreement's "no strike" provision.

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