Thursday, September 30, 2010

Today's Teamster News 09/30/10

Eye on China, House Votes for Greater Tariff Powers New York Times ...The House of Representatives ... (voted) overwhelmingly to give the Obama administration expanded authority to impose tariffs on virtually all Chinese imports to the United States.

Avis Raises Dollar Thrifty Offer New York Times ...the Avis Budget Group said on Wednesday that it would offer the one thing Dollar Thrifty had said was lacking in its rival bid: a breakup fee.

JPMorgan Suspending Foreclosures New York Times ...In a sign that the entire foreclosure process is coming under pressure, a second major mortgage lender said that it was suspending court cases against defaulting homeowners..

Liberal Groups to Gather in DC for One Nation Rally Washington Post ...groups hoping to revive enthusiasm before November's midterm elections are encouraging their members to come to the Mall on Saturday for a rally...

Teamster Leaders Unanimously Endorse Comprehensive Financial Restructuring of YRCW International Brotherhood of Teamsters ...Leaders of freight local unions voted unanimously today to endorse an agreement with YRCWthat sets the foundation for a comprehensive financial restructuring and a viable, sustainable company...