Teamsters

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Links 08/05/10

Job Growth Remains Weak in Private Sector Wall Street Journal ...employers remain reluctant to hire amid weak economic growth...

Jobless Claims in U.S. Unexpectedly Climb to 3-Month High Bloomberg ...firings remain elevated as the recovery moderated.

Remembering Lives Lost in a Warehouse Rampage New York Times ...Husbands and fathers, even a grandfather among them, they had collectively held their jobs for well over a century at a family-owned business that had been remarkably stable.

Aid package aimed at saving state jobs passes key hurdle in Senate Washington Post ...An emergency plan to save the jobs of tens of thousands of public school teachers and other government workers overcame a key Senate hurdle Wednesday...

Ford says UAW deals bring work back to its plants Associated Press ...Ford said it has already brought about 1,340 jobs into 24 of its plants, assembling parts that otherwise would have been made by outside companies.