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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...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).