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Today's Teamster News 01.10.13

Hilda Solis Resigns  Talking Points Memo   ...Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis is stepping down, having served since 2009...
Americans less healthy than others  AFP   ...Americans are in worse health, die earlier and suffer from more disease than residents of other wealthy nations, according to a new study out Wednesday...
Wal-Mart teams with UPS to fight Amazon  The Slant   ...Big-box giant offers same-day delivery to fend off e-commerce nemesis...
AIG Generously Decides Not To Sue The Country That Bailed It Out  zero hedge   ...American International Group Inc.'s directors decided Wednesday not to participate in a lawsuit that accuses the U.S. government of taking advantage of the company in its rescue from the financial crisis...
A dozen inmates from controversial work release facility sent back to prison  Tampa Bay Times   ...A dozen inmates living at a Goodwill-run work release center were sent back to prison this week after state authorities conducted a surprise security audit...
State ranked 42nd in job creation at midyear, census report shows  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel   ...The data, which covers the 12 months from June 2011 to June 2012, shows that Wisconsin's position worsened from a rank of 37 in the previous period from March 2011 to March 2012...
Horizon Air, Teamsters Ratify Six-Year Contract  Benzinga   ...Horizon Air and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters announced today that the carrier's 610 pilots ratified an agreement to extend the current contract for three years, creating a new six-year pact. Among pilots who voted, 77 percent approved ratification...
Teamsters Hail Fact-Finder's Report To End Concord Furloughs, Raise Pay  Local 856   ...City workers' union urges city council to take control of the process...