#AceWorldNews – DES MOINES – IOWA – April 12 – State workers can wear pins that reflect unfavourably on Iowa’s governor, an administrative law judge has ruled.
The pins, distributed by a union that says it represents 40,000 public employees in Iowa, shows an unflattering black and white photograph of Gov. Terry Branstad’s face bisected by a red diagonal slash with the words, “NOTHING HAS CHANGED.”
The Branstad administration tried to ban the pins after employees at the state Department of Corrections’ Medical and Classification Center in Coralville, Iowa, wore them on the job.
But administrative law judge Jan Berry ruled March 31 that workers could display the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees pins on their uniforms or clothes.
Administration officials said late Friday that they consider the pins to be disparaging and may appeal the decision.
Read More – http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2014/04/12/anti-governor-union-pins/7633121/