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2011-08-05 16:34:00

Contract Addresses Members' Top Priorities: Health And Pension Benefits WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamster carhaulers have ratified a new National Master Automobile Transporters Agreement (NMATA), which addresses members' top priorities of health and pension benefits. Three regional supplemental agreements were also ratified. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) Ballots were counted today in Cheverly, Maryland before an independent...

2011-07-18 13:31:00

CHICAGO, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Teamsters Joint Council 25: "As residents of Chicago, Teamster members are supportive of Mayor Rahm Emmanuel's effort to provide more services at a lower cost, and we're pleased that after decades of being ignored that we are being included in an initiative from the beginning. "We look forward to the opportunity to demonstrate that when given the fair chance, our members will provide quality recycling...

2011-06-30 22:29:00

Convention Delegates Urge Amtrak Be Designated High-Speed Rail Operator, Provider LAS VEGAS, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A resolution to support high-speed rail and the union jobs that should go with it was passed today by delegates to the Teamsters 28th International Convention with full support from its 70,000-member Rail Conference. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO ) Fred Simpson, President of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes,...

Word of the Day
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.