Libor Lies Revealed in Rigging of $300 Trillion Benchmark Bloomberg ...the manipulation of Libor stands out for its breadth and audacity. Details are only now revealing just how far-reaching the scam was...
Activists shine a light on secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership talks The Straight ...“We are
talking about allowing, basically, a parallel system that would
undermine national sovereignty...It would allow conglomerates to sue
citizens, threaten citizens, and remove [Internet] content that they
disagree with or that they think is infringing on their intellectual
GOP's Electoral Vote Scheme Already on Life Support Talking Points Memo ...Key Republican officials in
Virginia, Ohio, Florida, and Michigan are coming out against a
RNC-backed scheme to rig the electoral vote in Democratic-leaning
states in order to boost Republican presidential candidates. That
leaves just Pennsylvania and Wisconsin ...
States Tax The Richest 1 Percent At Half The Rate Of The Poor Think
Progress ...The poorest Americans are subject to a tax rate at the
state and local level that is twice as high as the tax rate paid by
the wealthiest earners... Middle-class taxpayers also pay higher
effective rates than the wealthy....
Right-to-work bill back before N.H. Legislators Associated Press ...Legislation that would
excuse nonunion employees from contract-negotiation fees is up for
discussion once again before lawmakers, after two recent failed
UAW, salaried Chrysler workers receiving bonuses or profit sharing checks Michigan Live ...All
eligible Chrysler Group LLC’s salaried and hourly workers will
receive either a performance bonus or a profit-sharing check ... the Auburn Hills-based
automaker’s turnaround ... included a $1.7 billion profit, up
from $183 million in 2011...
Hoffa Statement On The Decline In U.S. Gross Domestic Product IBT ...the U.S. economy is shrinking due to a fall in government spending. That should tell us that government austerity is not just wrong, it's bad economic policy...
Hoffa Statement On President Obama's Immigration Reform Proposal IBT
...We're especially concerned
that the final result truly protects all workers and isn't
reminiscent of guest worker programs of the past...
Nowak Sworn In As New President of Michigan Teamsters Joint Council 43 IBT ...Determined to chart a
new course for Michigan Teamsters during the challenging months and
years ahead, Teamsters Local 1038 President Greg Nowak was sworn in
Durham, Teamsters Negotiate on School Bus Driver Salaries Mount Pleasant
Patch ...A Durham School Services spokesman said Wednesday the
company is offering school bus drivers a 3 percent raise in response
to their request for a 12 percent raise, ABC News 4 reported...In
response to Durham's press conference Wednesday, Teamsters 509
released this statement: Durham School Services initially told us
they did not want to negotiate this contract through the media. We
have honored their request despite the fact that they have not done
Sanitation workers end strike against Republic Services The
Commercial Appeal ...The 180 members of Teamsters Local 984
still don't have a contract with Republic Services; it expired last
fall. But they decided to end a three-day strike after learning the
company is handing over bonus checks that were two weeks late...
Workers at Avis Budget Group in Florida Join Teamsters Local 385 IBT ...by a 15-7
vote, workers at the Avis Budget Group chose to join Local 385 in
Orlando, Florida. There are 27 workers in the bargaining unit,
located at Orlando International Airport...
Arkansas Best Corp. Reports Loss, Seeks End to Teamsters Talk Arkansas Business Online ...ABF Freight
System Inc. expects contract negotiations with the International
Brotherhood of Teamsters to be resolved by a March 31 deadline, but
the CEO of its parent company said Wednesday that the firm is
exploring options in case a new agreement can't be reached...
Union: We offered to suspend NYC school bus strike, but Bloomberg said 'no' Staten Island Advance ...The striking workers
of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1181 say they've offered a
two-to-three-month "cooling off" period where they would
return to their school bus routes...