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Posted by on Wed, Apr 8, 2015 @ 16:04 PM


Ohio becomes the latest state to consider right-to-work measures as a small legislative panel will contemplate adding it to the constitution. (Cincinnati Enquirer)

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Fast track trade promotion, also known as TPA, means fewer jobs, lower wages and a declining middle class, a stark contrast to what the country needs and what hard-working families deserve,” writes UAW President Dennis Williams.

WHAT’S TRENDING

Doctor’s orders – According to an administration official Brian Deese in a press call yesterday,seven in 10 doctors are seeing effects on their patients’ health from climate change that is “posing a threat to more people in more places.” (Bloomberg)

Roadblocks – Several roadblocks have gotten in the way of Maryland’s pursuit of a 25 turbineoffshore wind project. (Baltimore Sun)

Making up for lost time – The late start to the allergy season is now making up for lost time. It’s now predicted to be an especially severe allergy season. (USA Today)

135,000 – Activists sent a petition with 135,000 signatures asking Walgreens to phase out the use of toxic chemicals in its products. (Baltimore Sun)

Topics: Labor Unions, Construction Jobs, Construction, Union Labor

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