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A bipartisan collection of former SEC leaders say it's time for the agency to create transparency rules for corporate political donations.
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Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for May 27, 2015.
The trucking industry is again pushing Congress to allow bigger and heavier trucks with overworked drivers behind the wheel onto the country’s roads.
Last week, leaders from eight national unions met with representatives from American Red Cross in Washington, D.C. and reached an agreement to formally enter into national negotiations.
The victory in Los Angeles for a $15 minimum wage could be the pivotal moment that living wage supporters have been waiting for to spur the movement.
The complaint, filed Friday in U.S. District Court, claims that the legislation gives a competitive advantage to companies such as Uber, Lyft and Sidecar over taxicab services.