Commentators at Teamster-sponsored panel site bread-and-issues as paramount to victory in 2020.
New Center for American Progress document reiterates the importance of infrastructure in rebuilding the middle class.
The U.S. economic recovery is not what it seems. Yes, it is clear that the unemployment rate has fallen dramatically since the Great Recession ended. But the benefits that usually follow such a change, like wage hikes for everyday Americans, have been much harder to find.
The U.S. economic recovery is not everything it might seem to be at first blush. Anyone looking at the number of jobs created or the falling unemployment rate would certainly be encouraged by the nation's path forward since the end of the Great Recession, for instance.
Dutchess County LOOP Strike Averted As Negotiations Continue Daily Freeman ...The potential strike by the union representing Dutchess County LOOP bus drivers, mechanics, office employees and bus washers has apparently been averted. Teamsters Local 445 Business Agent Jerry Ebert said ... the company said it would resume negotiations, resulting in the union calling off its threat to strike.....
New contracts approved for police, crossing guards TribLive ...McKeesport city council on Wednesday unanimously approved three-year contracts with Teamsters Local 205 on behalf of city police officers and crossing guards...
Judge Rules Against Sequim Labor Lawsuit Peninsula Daily News ...A Clallam County Superior Court judge has spiked — again — an attempt to change the city of Sequim’s process for labor negotiations with its employees. Judge Erik Rohrer on Thursday granted the city’s and Teamsters Local 589’s motions for summary judgment and denied an opposing motion by Susan Brautigam...
The TPP wouldn't increase U.S. economic output one little bit -- even if it removed all tariffs -- according to none other than the U.S. government.