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Today's Teamster News 05.03.11

Return of Union-Busting: Wisconsin Republicans May Vote Again  firedoglake   ...Scott Walker’s team must be getting worried about their legal strategy in the case of the anti-union bill. Because now, there’s open talk about going back to the drawing board...
Budget changes add new union language  Associated Press   ...House Republican lawmakers in Ohio have inserted changes to their state budget proposal that nearly match provisions affecting teachers' pay already a part of a contentious new collective bargaining law...
Budget negotiators tuck union dues issue into budget deal   St. Petersburg Times   ...budget negotiators tonight have agreed to include a provision in the budget that paves the way for a ban on union dues for several state worker unions...
Scott's unpopularity worries some in GOP, but not him  Tampabay Online   ...A March 29 Public Policy Polling survey showed a 55 percent majority disapproval, and Scott was booed when he threw first pitches at ball games in Tampa and St. Petersburg...
Divided panel advances amended DeCoster bill eliminating workers' right to unionize  Sun Journal   ...the Legislature's Labor Committee backed an amended bill Friday that would eliminate workers' right to unionize at the DeCoster-owned Quality Egg farm in Turner...
Rock star joins labor movement  Politico   ...What we saw in Madison, what we’re seeing across the Midwest, I hope is a resurgence of a vital and vibrant working class movement that is not going to be beholden to either corporate or governmental interests...
Patrick pledges Massachusetts will not follow Wisconsin's lead on collective bargaining  WisPolitics.com   ...“It’s not happening on my watch,”...

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