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Today's Teamster News 04.17.11

UNION BLUES: Organized labor’s influence slipping away as tough economy erodes power  The Middletown Press   ...Dave Molster, who has worked eight years as a delivery driver for Dichello Distributors Inc. in Orange and is a member of Teamsters Local 443, said public, private and international labor groups have shown an outpouring of support since nearly 100 union members were locked out...

Today's Teamster News 04.12.11

Teamsters rally to fight Pa. right-to-work bill  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette   ...A Teamsters rally today drew almost 400 laborers to the Capitol, where union leaders promised to bring thousands next time if lawmakers push through anti-worker legislation...
Inquiry needed  (opinion)  Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel   ...A full explanation into what happened with the vote tally in Waukesha County is required...

Americans favor unions over Govs Gone Wild

This just in: A Gallup Poll shows more Americans support labor unions than governors in states trying to strip workers of collective bargaining rights.

Almost half, 48 percent, of Americans agree with workers and their unions. Only 39 percent agree with the governors.

This is just another in a long string of polls showing the public clearly favors maintaining collective bargaining rights for workers.


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