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Today's Teamster News 08.23.11

Proof That States Can Save Money Without Attacking Unions: View  Bloomberg   ...The political lesson here is that a tough stand by elected officials can achieve real gains at the bargaining table without having to limit the collective-bargaining rights of unions, as Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin has done and a law passed by Ohio legislators would do...
After Bruising Political Fights, 2 Governors Alter Their Tones  New York Times   ...there are signs that the same Republicans see a need to show, at least publicly, a desire to play well with others...
Organizers Sue Michigan for Anti-Union Law  Courthouse News Service   ...Michigan passed an unconstitutional new law that bans the state from awarding public contracts to any group that uses or even encourages unionized labor, union organizers claim in a federal lawsuit...
NH dumping own minimum wage law Sunday  Associated Press   ...Calling the minimum wage law a job-killing regulation, Republicans overrode Democratic Gov. John Lynch's veto in June and stripped New Hampshire's minimum wage law from the books...
New Jersey against re-election of Gov. Christie in 2013  newjerseynewsroom.com   ... a majority of New Jerseyans questioned in a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll made public on Friday say they would not vote to re-elect him as governor in 2013...
Corporations pushing for job-creation tax breaks shield U.S.-vs.-abroad hiring data  Washington Post   ...Some of the country’s best-known multi­national corporations closely guard a number they don’t want anyone to know: the breakdown between their jobs here and abroad...

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