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Remember when Levi's used to be good? The denim was so rugged you could practically stand them up when they were new, and they had real copper buttons. Now they're made overseas out of flimsy material and the buttons aren't even copper any more.

Today's Teamster News 06.10.13

Half Lives: Why the Part-time Economy Is Bad for Everyone  Alternet   ...one in every five workers is now part-time...
With 47 Million Americans on Food Assistance, Congress Considers Cuts  PBS   ...The Senate will soon vote on the farm bill, which includes funding for food assistance programs that help roughly 47 million Americans. How would spending cuts impact needy families?...

Today's Teamster News 03.07.13

McDonald's Franchises In Pennsylvania Accused Of Exploiting Student Guest Workers  Huffington Post   ...some students received as few as four hours of work a week, at the minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. After "exorbitant" deductions for housing, those wages were pushed below the legal minimum, the group says, while the students lived "up to 8 students to a room" at a cost of $300 per person...

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