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Today's Teamster News 03.28.11

Wisconsin Department Moving to Implement Anti-Union Law Despite Court Order  Associated Press   ...Department of Administration says it will move forward as though an unsettled law that takes away certain collective bargaining rights has become official...
American Thought Police  (opinion) New York Times  ...The Cronon affair ... is one more indicator of just how reflexively vindictive, how un-American, one of our two great political parties has become...
SB5 sets stage for contentious referendum  Cleveland Plain Dealer   ...The Ohio House could vote this week on a controversial collective-bargaining bill that will set up a politically charged voter referendum...
Snyder advocates city-county mergers  Detroit News   ...Gov. Rick Snyder is pushing for legislation to help Michigan cities and counties merge into metropolitan authorities...
Gov. Rick Scott’s drug-testing order may face legal challenges  Miami Herald   ...Legal scholars say the governor has overreached, and that his order contradicts what many consider to be settled law regarding drug-testing of government employees...
In spite of lawsuit, ABF says relationship with Teamsters largely beneficial  First Arkansas News   ... a labor agreement with the Teamsters and the general desirability of a job in the less-than-truckload segment has translated into longevity...and that translates into solid safety records and fewer claims for damaged freight...

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