Secret Negotiations Hide the TPP’s Most Damaging Provisions Economy in Crisis ...Under the proposed agreement, American laws regarding labor, environmental or financial issues would apply to companies based in America, but foreign companies operating in the U.S. could challenge these laws in a secret international tribunal if they felt these laws affected their ability to do business. ..
Teamsters’ employees will not get raises Hernando Today ...Hernando County, which was poised to give salary increases to hundreds of employees — union members and others — instead will give them only to some non-union workers. The nonunion employees who will receive raises are those whose paychecks were deemed too low by consultants who looked at pay of government employees elsewhere…
Republic Airways Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreement With Company teamster.org ...On Friday, the Teamsters Airline Division announced that it reached a tentative agreement on a new four-year contract with Republic Airways...
Drivers Rally Outside D.C. Taxicab Commission Meeting teamster.org ...Hundreds of taxi drivers rallied outside the monthly meeting of the D.C. Taxicab Commission today to protest the unfair towing and ticketing of cabs and to demand a voice in the regulatory process. Also, watch this video of D.C.
Left With Nothing Washington Post ...This man owed $134 in property taxes. The District sold the lien to an investor who foreclosed on his $197,000 house and sold it...
Brendan Fischer at CMD tells us two sordid tales of privatization gone awry.