Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for today, August 22, 2016
Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for today, August 3, 2016.
Whether renting or buying, home prices are far outstripping salaries in these lower wage era.
The shortage is workforce housing is a real problem in cities and towns across the country. But five New York City union pension systems are doing what they can to help problem, investing some $150 million in projects to erect 20,000 units of affordable housing in the Big Apple, the AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) announced.
SunTran Strike: Teamsters Say Their Offer Rejected; SunTran Still Says, “Let’s Talk.” KQTH ...The SunTran strike has been dragging on for nine days now. Late Friday afternoon, the Teamsters said SunTran rejected another offer the union proposed late Thursday, though SunTran says it's still interested in talking more about the proposal...
The 182 Percent Loan: How Installment Lenders Put Borrowers in a World of Hurt ProPublica ...Katrina Sutton stood at a gas pump and swiped her debit card. Insufficient funds. But that couldn't be. She'd been careful to wait until her $270 paycheck from Walmart had hit her account. The money wasn't there? It was all she had. And without gas, she couldn't get to work. She tried not to panic, but after she called her card company, she couldn't help it. Her funds had been frozen, she was told, by World Finance.