Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Teamsters Busing in Union Goons to Astroturf Protests in Wisconsin

Crossing Hoffa: A Teamster's Story

Teamsters in New York are busing in hundreds of members to support Astroturf the Wisconsin union protests.
(NYDN) — The Wisconsin workers who have staged a week-long protest against their union-busting governor are getting some Big Apple reinforcements.

Teamsters Local 237, which represents various city workers, intends to “bus a couple hundred” members to Madison – possibly this week, Deputy Director Pete Gutierrez told The Daily News.

“This governor has awakened a sleeping giant,” Gutierrez said of Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican. “We’re going to bring down as many people as possible. It’s an important issue and legitimate cause.”

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