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Today's Teamster News 03.07.11

At TN Capitol, 3,000 rally for teachers' voices to be heard  (Local 519 counted 6,000) The Tennessean   ...More than 3,000 people packed downtown Saturday to protest legislative efforts to end collective bargaining by Tennessee teachers...
Recall efforts underway for 14 senators from both parties  The Daily Cardinal   ... six are Democrats and eight are Republicans...
Isthmus, Wisconsin Associated Press sue Gov. Scott Walker over access to emails  The Isthmus   ..."The governor said he had gotten more than 8,000 emails as of Feb. 17, with 'the majority' urging him to 'stay firm' on his budget repair bill," says Isthmus News Editor Bill Lueders...
Labor Organizing Jumps in the Wake of Wisconsin  firedoglake  
...Commentators from across the political spectrum have come to the conclusion that Walker is sunk...
OSU-Wisconsin game becomes SB5 rally point  Columbus Dispatch   ...A group of about 150 protesters rallied near the Schottenstein Center today, opposing the state's proposed collective-bargaining overhaul...
Harry Wilson Tapped By Teamsters To Rescue Ailing Trucking Company And Union Jobs  City Hall News   ...Teamsters recently invited Wilson to help restructure the ailing trucking and freight company, YRC Worldwide, in what they billed as an effort to help save thousands of unionized jobs and prevent the company from going under...
Strike shuts Aiken plant Aiken Standard   ...The Owens-Corning plant in Aiken has shut down, following a strike by workers with the Teamsters Local 509 that began Friday...