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Today's Teamster News 08.27.11

Teamsters Joins AFL-CIO to Blast Obama as Timid  US News & World Report   ...The Teamsters today joined the AFL-CIO in demanding that President Obama stop caving in to the GOP and offer a new jobs program that he will fight for...
Rep. Duffy not allowed in Labor Day parade in Wausau  WAOW.com   ...The parade is sponsored by the Marathon County Labor Council...
Protesters return to the Capitol  Superior Telegram   ...Wisconsin's capitol city is home this week to a national Democracy Convention...
SB5 supporters should pay attention to history (opinion)  Newark Advocate   ...Supporters of Senate Bill 5, which would gut public employee collective bargaining, might have taken heed of the experience of those who supported a "right to work" amendment to the Ohio Constitution that was placed on the ballot in 1958...
Scott prepares, serves meals at Orlando elementary  Orlando Sentinel   ...In his first visit to a traditional public school since taking office in January, Gov. Rick Scott this morning donned an apron and gloves to prepare and serve meals to students at Audubon Park Elementary School in Orlando...
Prison privatization to proceed despite resignation of Ed Buss  Orlando Sentinel   ...several obstacles still stand in the way of the plan mandated by the Legislature earlier this year ... Scott has even expressed concern that it might not save money, meaning the project would be axed...
State in recession, report says; experts differ  The Journal Gazette   ...Indiana is one of 12 states in "recessionary territory," according to a controversial Wells Fargo report...
U.S. investigating work conditions for foreign students at Hershey warehouse  Philly.com   ...At the same time, the organizations responsible for employing the students were seeking to resolve a standoff with them by offering a week's paid vacation and cultural-enhancing day trips to Philadelphia, Amish country, and Gettysburg...

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