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Today's Teamster News 05.15.12

Germans getting ahead by getting along  Washington Times   ...Underlying Germany’s vaunted manufacturing machine is a system of close collaboration among business, labor and government that has served the nation well in recent years and stands in marked contrast to the increasingly adversarial system in the U.S. Most factories in Germany are unionized, businesses have labor representatives on their boards, and union demands typically are not sources of tension or hostility with management.,

Chase jails man for cashing legit Chase check

This story will turn your blood to steam. A Washington state branch of JPMorgan Chase ordered a construction worker arrested because he tried to cash a cashier's check issued by JPMorgan Chase.

His name is Ikenna Njoku. Apparently a teller just didn't like his looks. So she gave him the runaround, took his driver's license and the check and disappeared. When he returned the next day to get his money, the police were waiting for him and threw him in jail. For five days. His car was impounded and sold and he lost his job.

Today's Teamster News 02.04.11

Gallup Finds U.S. Unemployment Up Slightly in January to 9.8%  Gallup   ...Underemployment at 18.9%, compared with 19.0% at the end of December...
Learning To Walk: Fear, Shame And Your Underwater Mortgage  Huffington Post   ...Nearly one in every four homeowners across the country owe more on their home than it's worth...

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