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Today's Teamster News 05.04.11

NH Teamsters Call on Lawmakers to Heed the Public  IBT   ...Teamsters Local 633 Principal Officer Dave Laughton today urged state lawmakers to listen to their constituents and vote against a right-to-work bill aimed at destroying unions....
Recall Dave Hansen Committee seeks restraining order over Dem phone calls  WisPolitics.com   ...the party hired a firm to call those who signed the petitions because of concerns signatures were collected fraudulently, and the calls cease once someone answers to respond...
Unions give LePage counter-offer on benefit cuts  Kennebec Journal   ...Unions representing teachers and state workers proposed a set of scaled-back changes to their retirement benefits Thursday...
Detroit Mayor Seeks Concessions from Unions; Threatens Receivership  National Legal and Policy Center   ..."If we do nothing, by 2015, fringe benefits are on pace to consume half of our entire general-fund revenue,"...
Teamsters Support Safe Highways And Infrastructure Preservation Act  IBT   ... SHIPA would set limitations on size and weight of commercial trucks on the highways, preventing potentially dangerous vehicles from threatening the driving public...
Fitch downgrades YRC Worldwide's debt rating  Kansas City Star   ...Fitch Ratings has cut the junk-debt status of troubled trucking giant YRC Worldwide another notch...
Amoroso's drivers speak out on plans for change  (Local 463) Philadelphia Inquirer   ...To replace his 77 Teamsters Union-member drivers, Amoroso wants to hire independent contractors...

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