Saturday, May 26, 2012

Today's Teamster News 05.26.12

Qu├ębec's Student Strike Turning Into a Citizens' Revolt  truthout   ... On its 102nd day, the student movement is growing, as is the awareness of an ever more oppressive and corrupt government...
NO DISCLOSURE: WSJ, Fox Defended ALEC Without Noting News Corp. Is A Member  Media Matters for America   ...The editorial board of The Wall Street Journal and employees of Fox News have repeatedly shielded the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) from criticism without disclosing that parent company News Corp. is a member of that organization...
Senate Armed Services Committee Releases Report on Counterfeit Electronic Parts  Trade Reform   ...A Senate Armed Services Committee investigation discovered counterfeit electronic parts from China in the Air Force’s largest cargo plane, in assemblies intended for Special Operations helicopters, and in a Navy surveillance plane among 1,800 cases of bogus parts, a committee report released today shows...
Dispatches XXII: Wisconsin and US Employment Growth Compared  Econbrowser   ...Wisconsin employment is lagging far, far behind the smooth path implied by Governor Walker's 250,000 increase in private employment...
In recall battle, Wisconsin Gov. Scott says new figures showing job gains are "the final job numbers"  Politifact   ...We rate Walker’s statement False...
CP union members keep vision on track  Northern Life   ...Locomotive engineers and conductors from CP Rail, part of Teamsters Canada Rail Conference Local 308 in Sudbury, have been on the picket line since May 23, and they have no intention of leaving until their requests for maintaining 10-hour shifts and leaving pensions alone are heard...