Thursday, November 25, 2010

Today's Teamster News 11.25.10

Light blogging for the next few days. Happy Thanksgiving!

Michael Koziara: High-speed rail will encourage job growth LaCrosse Tribune ...The proposed $810 million high-speed rail line between Madison and Milwaukee would create more than 5,000 high-quality jobs to help put our economy back on track...

N.C. unions says they'll support Charlotte's convention bid Charlotte Observer ...Claude Gray, president of Teamsters Local 391 ... said the Teamsters represent about 4,000 drivers in the Charlotte area who would benefit from the influx of convention-goers.

As Chinese workers build the Martin Luther King memorial, a union investigates Washington Post

Partisan rancor follows 5-year contract approval The Intelligencer