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Today's Teamster News 10.11.13

Hoffa: Secret U.S. - Euro Backroom Trade Talks Are More Of The Same  teamster.org   ...An article in Wednesday’s New York Times details how corporate leaders met last year with European officials on the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) months before trade negotiations officially began...

5 reasons unpaid Internships are ruining America

Internships are becoming more important in getting a first job – and they're increasingly unpaid. According to the New York Times, about half of the million-plus internships taken by college undergraduates every year are unpaid. More than 50 percent of current college graduates are estimated to have had at least two college internships. No data exists on how many recent college graduates take internships after college.

Today's Teamster News 06.15.13

America's private prison system is a national disgrace  The Guardian   ... in a recent lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on behalf of prisoners at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility (EMCF)...the ACLU contends, the facility, which is operated by private contractors, is rife with horrific abuses...

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