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Today's Teamster News 11.12.11

Congress Members Took Part in Insider Trading: Abramoff  CNBC   ...As many as a dozen members of Congress and their aides took part in insider trading based on foreknowledge of market moving information on Capitol Hill, disgraced Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff told CNBC...
Unemployment for Young Vets: 30%, and Rising  Bloomberg   ...while the job market is slowly improving for most Americans, it’s moving in the opposite direction for Gulf War II vets...
Occupy Wall Street is winning  Politico   ...Whatever the objectives of protesters involved in Occupy Wall Street, they have succeeded in engaging the country in a conversation about income inequality...
Wisconsin unions encouraged by Ohio vote but face tough challenge in recalling Gov. Walker  Associated Press   ...The resounding rejection of an anti-union law by Ohio voters provides a huge boost for Democrats and union officials preparing for their next major battle -- the attempted recall of Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker -- but their prospects could be clouded by the differences between the two Midwestern states and their election laws...
United, Teamsters reach deal on labor contract  Chicago Tribune   ...The deal is really an interim contract, part of a two-step process to first get union contracts with United and Continental mechanics separately and then negotiate a joint deal...
Teamsters Union International Officer Election Ballot Count Begins November 14  Office of the Election Supervisor for the IBT   ...The ... Election Supervisor for the ... Teamsters Union ... will begin counting Teamsters' votes for officers of the International Union on Monday, November 14 in Alexandria, VA...

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