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Today's Teamster News 05.21.15

First Transit Drivers at Disney Choose Teamsters Union  ...First Transit drivers who transport tourists and employees to and from Disneyland amusement parks in Anaheim, Calif., have voted to join Teamsters Local 952 in Orange, Calif., seeking respect, fair wages and better working conditions at the company. There are 127 workers in the bargaining unit...

Today's Teamster News 02.01.15

‘Right to work’ fight coming to Capitol  Charleston Gazette-Mail   …en Hall, president of Teamsters Local 175 based in South Charleston, said, “This doesn’t make any sense. It is a very divisive issue that is not going to create a single job. When companies are discussing whether to locate in West Virginia, the right to work issue is one of their lesser concerns. There are many, many issues they look at before that...”

Beware of cuts to Social Security, Medicare

Another attack on working- and middle-class Americans is coming, it's coming soon and it's coming from Congress. 

More talks will take place 12 weeks from now, and they'll likely end in an agreement to cut Social Security, the most effective program ever to keep seniors out of poverty. The cuts will be swaddled in jargon -- "chained CPI" -- but don't be fooled. It's a cut.&nbsp


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