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Today's Teamster News 03.19.11

US Cost of Living Hits Record, Passing Pre-Crisis High  CNBC   ..."the absolute cost of living is now back at a record high in a country that has seven million less jobs...”
Another sign of nervousness about Wisconsin recalls: Major GOP firm testing hard-core anti-union messages in the state  Washington Post   ...a major national Republican polling firm is ... testing ... messages, including ones about how pro-union forces targeted a GOP state senator with death threats...
Gov. John Kasich moves development director Mark Kvamme into new position to avoid legal challenge  Cleveland.com   ...The liberal watchdog ProgressOhio.org filed a lawsuit that argued Kvamme – as a California resident – was disqualified from holding a cabinet position under the Ohio Constitution...
Teamster Mechanics at United Airlines Secure Tentative Agreement With Airline  IBT   ...This is the first contract negotiated by the Teamsters for the group since the workers voted to join the union in March 2008...
Teamsters Warn: Labor Unrest Could Floor Armstrong World Industries Recovery Efforts  IBT   ..."The last thing we want is a strike" ...said Ken Hall...
New boss, same GM work – and pay – for haulers  journalgazette.net   ...members of Teamsters Local 414 will continue to play a role in moving new Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups from the Allen County truck assembly plant to dealership lots...
War On The Poor: Minnesota Republicans Want To Bust Poor People Who Carry Cash  crooksandliars   ...Minnesota Republicans are pushing legislation that would make it a crime for people on public assistance to have more $20 in cash in their pockets any given month...

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