Here are the news stories of interest to Teamsters today, September 9, 2016.
NYCLASS flyers aim to convince New Yorkers that horse-carriage ban supports Bill de Blasio’s ‘progressive agenda’ New York Daily News ...“There’s nothing progressive about taking away jobs for 300 families,” said George Miranda, the head of Teamsters Joint Council 16...
Campbell Brown, once a CNN news reader, is now trying to bust teachers unions and turn public schools over to Wall Street.
Art Pope, Koch Brothers Ally, Picked To Run North Carolina Budget Huffington Post ...On Thursday, when the incoming North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) announced that Art Pope, the state's single largest donor and a founding board member of the Koch brothers' Americans for Prosperity, would be in charge of his state's budget as deputy budget director...
Private Prison Plan Headed to Court Capitol News Service ...A plan to let a private company operate a dozen state prisons in South west Florida will get a crucial hearing next week. the plan has been controversial because of the size of the privatization and because of the way it was done...
ABC has the story:
YRC's consolidation plans could bring jobs to KC Kansas City Star