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Today's Teamster News 11.14.12

Anti-austerity strikes, protests across Europe  AFP   ...Workers went on strike across southern Europe on Wednesday to battle austerity cuts, some blocking streets or burning tyres at picket lines as they paralysed swathes of industry and transport...
OECD: The balance of economic power is expected to shift dramatically over the next half century  Balkans.com   ...The United States is expected to cede its place as the world's largest economy to China, as early as 2016. India's GDP is also expected to pass that of the United States over the long term. Combined, the two Asian giants will soon surpass the collective economy of the G7 nations...
New report finds manufacturing, China, and outsourcing dominated 2012 political TV advertising  manufacture this   ...The study found that nearly 1 million ad occurrences focused on jobs, trade and outsourcing...
One million veterans would benefit from raising the minimum wage to $9.80  Economic Policy Institute   ...The bill, introduced by Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin in the Senate and Calif. Rep. George Miller in the House, would raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to $9.80 per hour in three increases of 85 cents, and then index it to inflation...
Law enforcement union sues over collective bargaining law  Wisconsin State Journal   ...A Wisconsin law enforcement union sued the state Tuesday over the state's collective bargaining law, alleging that the portions of the law pertaining to teachers and municipal workers that were found unconstitutional by a Dane County judge are also unconstitutional for state workers...
Teamsters strike at Esber Beverage  Canton Repository   ...Eighteen drivers and warehouse workers who are members of Teamsters Local 92 walked out  Monday after talks broke down...
Atlas Air Worldwide Dispatchers Ratify Initial Labor Agreement  Business Wire   ...Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NAS: AAWW) , a leading global provider of outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services, today announced that dispatchers of its subsidiaries, Atlas Air, Inc. (Atlas) and Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc. (Polar), have ratified a collective bargaining agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 210...

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