September 1, 2014

Fighting for collective bargaining in 3 states

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A senior Ohio Democrat promises that if Republicans there are successful in passing legislation to revoke collective bargaining rights for public employees, a ballot initiative would be drafted to repeal the law in the next general election, reports the Columbus Dispatch newspaper. In Wisconsin, Democrats Feb. 22 remained absent from the state, leaving Republicans without [...]

UTU protests extension of foreign vehicles in U.S.

By Vic Baffoni Vice President, Bus Dept. The Bush Administration did it again. Secretary of Transportation Mary E. Peters extended the right of foreign-operated trucking and transit companies to operate across the U.S. border without requiring them to even have a minimum of safeguards for U.S. citizens on U.S. roads. The U.S. Department of Transportation [...]