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Today's Teamster News 11.17.10

Investing in Driver Health Can Yield Dividends  Truckinginfo.com   ...longhours, hard labor, and on-the-road living make it hard for drivers to take care of their health...
CN workers ratify contracts  Globe and Mail  ...The agreements, which are retroactive to July 23, will provide members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference with wage increases and improvements in benefits....
NLRB Invites Briefs on Nonemployee Access And Employer Discrimination Against Unions  BNA Daily Labor Report   ...(The NLRA asked for briefs on the) question of whether an employer violates the NLRA by refusing to grant nonemployee union representatives access to its premises while permitting other individuals, groups, or organizations to use the employer's premises for their activities.
China's 'State Capitalism' Sparks a Global Backlash  Wall Street Journal   Terrific primer on China's economy...
One Way to Trim Deficit: Cultivate Growth  New York Times  ...If the economy grew one half of a percentage point faster than forecast each year over the next two decades ... the country would have to do roughly 40 to 50 percent less deficit-cutting than it now appears...
Ireland: A Textbook Example of the Dangers of Balanced Budgets and Fiscal Responsibility  Beat the Press