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Today's Teamster News 02.15.11

Union heads try to get studio chiefs to keep working in Massachusetts  Boston Globe   ...Boston union chiefs traveled to Hollywood this week to deliver a message to film studio honchos: We’re good guys. Really....
Analysts: ABF doing better, but lowering 2011 expectations  The City Wire   ...the company “is headed in the right direction in its quest to return to profitability...”
UPS arranges $22.5 million for franchisee lending  Associated Press   ...The program allows the company to expand its network of stores...
FedEx slashes earning forecast  Financial Times   ...blaming the move on bad weather and volatile fuel prices that have increased expenses and reduced revenues...
YRC: Zollars' omission from internal memo "not significant"  DC Velocity   ...Absence from recent YRC communiqués has fueled speculation of CEO's imminent departure...
Minnesota Teamsters Local 320 Public Employees Enter Budget Battle  Local 320   ...Teamsters Local 320 launched a statewide print and radio campaign on Sunday ... urging citizens to tell their legislators to stop the proposed 15% slash to public employee rolls...
Workers Question Emanuel's Visit to Secured Airport Warehouse  Fox Chicago News   ...Emanuel was apparently escorted in by leaders of Teamsters Local 700...
Hacked e-mails reveal plans for dirty-tricks campaign against U.S. Chamber foes  The Washington Post   ..."While many questions remain in the unfolding ChamberLeaks controversy, what's clear is that this multitude of emails clearly contradicts the Chamber's claim that they were 'not aware of these proposals until HBGary's e-mails leaked,' "...
Workers rally against proposed cuts to state workers  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel   ...A rally of more than 300 people at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee...

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