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Today's Teamster News 08.26.11

GOP leader says no chance Ohio legislature will repeal controversial collective bargaining law  Cleveland Plain Dealer   ...Ohio Republican leaders have no plans to scrap a controversial collective bargaining law as a way to kick-start a compromise with the public sector unions trying to repeal it...
Rally at Camp's office focuses on jobs  Midland Daily News   ...Representatives of We Are The People rallied outside U.S. Rep. Dave Camp's office in Midland on Tuesday, calling on Camp to support job creation and public services...
What's Next for Wisconsin's Unions?  Milwaukee Express   ...those in organized labor say that they are determined to continue fighting for Wisconsin's workers, no matter how they're organized...
Greer: Suspension of wage law would be benefit (opinion)  News-Leader.com   ...State Reps. Shane Schoeller (R-Willard) and Bill White (R-Joplin) are considering legislation that would suspend Missouri's so-called "prevailing wage" law for reconstruction projects in tornado-devastated Joplin and flood-ravaged Maryland Heights...
Legislators, take note: Expanding industries favor right-to-work (opinion) News-Sentinel   ...In 2012, it will return with a vengeance, and this time Democrats can't avoid it. Right-to-work has been promised a full public airing...
Rally highlights need for jobs in the region (With Video)  Delaware County Daily Times   ...Dan Haney rolled up to the Media Courthouse on Tuesday morning in an SUV depicting the face of U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., beside the question “Where are the jobs?”...
Millionaires and Billionaires in France ask for a Tax Increase, and More  truthout   ...The French government just introduced a new debt reduction package that includes a 3% income tax increase on people making more than $720,000 a year...