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Today's Teamster News 12.28.10

DOT Proposes Changes in Truck Duty-Time Rules  Journal of Commerce  ...the long-anticipated proposal puts off a decision on whether to lower driving time from the current 11 hours down to 10...
FMCSA Proposes Seven Changes in Hours Rule  Truckinginfo.com
YRC Names Former Embarq CEO General Counsel  Journal of Commerce   ...Gerke to head trucking giant’s legal team as it ‘finalizes’ recovery plan...
YRC Seeks More Time to Restructure  Journal of Commerce   ...YRC Worldwide is asking the Teamsters union and pension fund managers for more time to restructure the trucking company’s troubled balance sheet...
Port of Long Beach to Regulate Smaller Trucks  Journal of Commerce   ...Clean-truck program to expand to cover Class 7 trucks...
Wages, health insurance weigh heavily in City’s union negotiations (Local 238)  Oelwein Daily Register   ...Oelwein is currently working on union negotiations with all of the three unions...
San Bruno employees file lawsuit against city  (Local 856)  The Daily Journal   ...A group of San Bruno employees is suing the city for imposing a pay decrease without consent...
NJ grocery distributor for A&P, Pathmark warns of 1100 layoffs  (Local 863) Press Release Mag   ...they were enraged when the company recently proposed lowering hourly wages to $6.40 with benefits, or $9.15 without benefits...
Sheriff's $600,000 carryover likely keeps '11 office budget safe  Chillicothe Gazette   ... the sheriff also is poised to begin contract negotiations with ... the Teamsters...

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