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Today's Teamster News 01.20.11

American team seeks to reach compromise, LaHood says, by mid-year  Journal of Commerce   ...Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said he expects to have an agreement to revive cross-border trucking between the U.S. and Mexico by the middle of the year...
ABF Freight System Appeals Dismissal of YRC Suit  Kansas City Business Journal   ...ABF Freight System Inc. is appealing a federal judge’s decision last month to dismiss its legal challenge of concessions negotiated between YRC Worldwide Inc. and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters...
U.S. Factories Buck Decline  Wall Street Journal   ...U.S. manufacturing ... has begun creating more jobs than it eliminates for the first time in more than a decade...
Berrien County board approves Teamster contract  The Herald-Palladium   ...the 32 employees represented by Teamsters Union Local 214 will not get pay raises in 2011 or 2012...
UC Berkeley: 150 Layoffs "a last resort"  Bay City News   ...The job cuts, which will mainly be administrative positions, are part of a three-year program that began in 2009 to save $75 million in university spending...
Teamsters Urge Casting Directors To Take Pilot Jobs, Assistant Issue Shelved  Deadline Hollywood   ...the standoff between casting directors and TV studios over salaries for casting assistants may be over but not in the way casting directors had hoped...
California high-speed rail sets aside $30 million to buy Union Station  Los Angeles Times  ...The historic rail hub is slated to be a major stop on the 800-mile statewide bullet train system...
Public-Worker Unions Battle U.S. Governors Over Benefits in Change of Role  Bloomberg News   ...Facing attacks from deficit-slashing officials on both ends of the political spectrum, government employees are fighting back...
Union Members Disrupt Mortgage Banksters Meeting in DC (VIDEO)  firedoglake   ... 200 of whom burst into a private meeting of mortgage bankers to protest layoffs by a homebuilding company that got a $900 million in federal funds intended for job creation...
China’s Economy Grew 10.3 Percent in 2010  New York Times   ...Buoyed by ample lending and significant state investment projects, the Chinese economy powered ahead last year...

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