Settlement reached at Northern Tier Refinery in St. Paul Park Minneapolis Star Tribune ...Union and company negotiators reached a tentative agreement about 5 p.m. Tuesday, averting a strike that had been called to begin at midnight at the Northern Tier Refinery in St. Paul Park. The deal, which must still be voted on by about 190 workers, came just in time, said Chris Riley, business agent for Teamsters Local 120. “We went to the edge of the cliff,” Riley said…
Koch whore Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will be recalled in 276 days, according to the Teamsters recall clock.
Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald sent a fundraising letter saying -- well, you have to read it to believe it.
The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel has the story:
Here's a great explainer about what's at stake in Wisconsin. It isn't just collective bargaining rights for government workers.
As Rally Girl reports,
A Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel op-ed asks why Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker proposed a law that would make it nearly impossible to site wind energy projects in the state.
The op-ed, titled "Wind power ban is a jobs killer," says the proposal is part of a special bill submitted by Walker. The author calls it "one of the most perplexing proposals in the package."
After this weekend's monster rally in Madison, community groups are continuing to turn out and rally for workers' rights. More than 1,000 workers, students and others came out to the "Rally for Our University and Our Community!" on Monday at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Tom Bennett, president of Teamsters Local 200 in Milwaukee was there, and had this to say: