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Today's Teamster News 1.2.11

YRC Worldwide Reports Key Stakeholder Support of Comprehensive Plan  YRC  ...Teamsters extend timeline for tecapitalization of YRCW balance sheet...
Visalia caught in union fight over jobs in Bay Area  Fresno Bee   ...the Teamsters want to save union jobs at a warehouse in the Bay Area...
Overweight, Out of Work At Rail Yard Chicago News Cooperative   ...Those not rehired say BNSF officials gave them various reasons they were not qualified for the jobs they had been doing for years — including that they are too fat...
Public Workers Facing Outrage as Budget Crises Grow  New York Times   ...Local governments shed 212,000 jobs last year...
California Republican touts legislation banning public pension bailouts  The Hill   ...Rep. Devin Nunes ... is promoting legislation designed to gauge the extent of the problem, while also establishing a ban on federal bailouts of public pension programs...
New health-care rules to take effect  Washington Post  ...The new rules are designed to help those caught in Medicare's "doughnut hole," offer seniors more preventative care, and limit how much of their customers' money health-insurance companies can keep for overhead and profit...

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