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Curbs to abortion,unions, UofL Trustees fix to become KY law once signed


The seven-bill meal further restricts a woman's ability to obtain an abortion, weakens unions' efforts to organize labor, and sets the stage for giving the University of Louisville its third Board of Trustees in less than a year.The 11 Senate and 36 House Democrats found no way to slow what many termed the 'rocket docket,' losing motions to table bills or add floor amendments.The House's 'right-to-work' bill brought union members to the Capitol en masse again Saturday."Tell 'em it's wrong, it's wrong," Bardstown's James DeWeese, of Teamsters Local 89, said. Teamsters Local 89 is the bargaining unit for drivers at United Parcel Service."No free rides, no free rides," those gathered in the rotunda shouted.MORE FROM WAVE3.COM+ KY's Lt. Governor visits Trump Tower+ Republicans: Worries over UofL losing accreditation premature+ The Latest: CPE says bill would not risk UofL accreditationThe chant referenced the linchpin of the legislation: an employee of an unionized workplace no longer has to join that union or pay its dues, but the union must allow him or her to share the same wages and benefits negotiated through collective bargaining.

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