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Today's Teamster News 03.17.13

Cyprus Savers Get Robbed By Eurozone Bail Out  Economic Populist   ...In the most brazen bail out deal yet, the citizens of Cyprus just had their savings seized to give the money to the banks...
Have You Heard of the TPP Yet? An Important Trade Agreement You Need to Know About  Trade Reform   ...The U.S. government is currently working with 10 other countries to negotiate the biggest trade and investment agreement (also known as a “free trade agreement” or FTA) in history. It is called the TPP, or Trans-Pacific Partnership...
JPMorgan’s Follies, for All to See  New York Times   ...the Senate report clearly indicates that JPMorgan Chase is too big to regulate...
The Progressive Movement is a PR Front for Rich Democrats  Counterpunch   ...The Progressive Movement that exists today is their success story...
Privatizing the feeding of Ohio’s inmates stirs fears  Columbus Dispatch   ...As many as 456 state jobs could be lost if food service is privatized, but the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction said many employees would be offered positions with the private contractor...
Records: Detroit Emergency Manager Had Tax Liens  Associated Press   ...Kevyn Orr, Detroit's new emergency financial manager, had two outstanding liens on his $1 million home in Chevy Chase, Md., for $16,000 in unemployment taxes in 2010 and 2011...
Florida Senate, House pension bills far apart  The News Service of Florida   ...House and Senate committees staked out starkly different positions Thursday on how to overhaul the Florida Retirement System, complicating an already contentious battle over the future of public employees’ pensions...
Anchorage labor battle inches forward as mayor, unions hold firm  Anchorage Daily News   ...If adopted, the plan would limit pay increases, extinguish the right to strike and hand the final decision on stalled labor negotiations to the Assembly rather than a third-party arbitrator...
Scott Walker says he would consider run for president  Washington Post   ...Walker noted that he has set goals for lowering the state’s unemployment rate and that he’s still got a reelection campaign in 2014. He said both of those will come before any conversations about running for president...

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