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Today's Teamster News 01.18.11

Bronx cemetery workers blast layoff decision  NY 1 News   ...Workers who say they've been forced out of their jobs after joining a union rallied Monday...
Teamsters Local 332 president concerned about new Genesys CEO, president  The Flint Journal   ...Nina Bugbee, president of the local, said Mark Taylor's replacement likely will be someone who is anti-union...
Without contract, St. Louis County plow drivers could strike this week  Duluty News Tribune   ...St. Louis County officials met for several hours Monday with representatives of Teamsters Union Local 320 but no contract agreement was reached... 
Alibaba Offers Discounted Shipping to Expand Overseas Business  Bloomberg Business Week   ...Alibaba.com Ltd., owner of China’s biggest online-commerce site for businesses, said it began offering some customers reduced shipping costs as part of efforts to expand overseas...(it) will use services of logistics companies including United Parcel Service Inc...
As Gov. Scott pauses, two studies question viability of high-speed rail project  St. Petersburg Times   ...Two separate national groups have issued analyses in recent weeks finding fault with cost and ridership projections...
U.S. Rep. John Mica: No More Taxpayer Money for High-Speed Rail  Sunshine State   ...Mica...called for no more government funding for the project and said he and Gov. Scott are on the same wave length...
Oklahoma family sues TransCanada over land claim  The Vancouver Sun   ...Family of homesteaders argue against Canadian company's move to claim land...
Ex-Banker Gives Data on Taxes to WikiLeaks  New York Times   ...A former senior Swiss bank executive said on Monday that he had given the WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, details of more than 2,000 prominent individuals and companies that he contends engaged in tax evasion and other possible criminal activity...
G.E. to Share Jet Technology With China in New Joint Venture  New York Times   ...G.E., in the partnership with a state-owned Chinese company, will be sharing its most sophisticated airplane electronics, including some of the same technology used in Boeing’s new state-of-the-art 787 Dreamliner...
Video: SARTRE Self-Driving Road Train Conducts First Test  Motor Authority   ...Europe’s SARTRE (SAfe Road TRains for the Environment) project is well underway, having carried out its first successful demonstration of its self-driving technology at Volvo’s proving grounds near Gothenburg, Sweden...

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