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On This Day in 2008

The Great Recession hits high gear when the stock market falls to its lowest level since 1997. Adding to the mess: a burst housing bubble and total incompetence and greed—some of it criminal—on the part of the nation’s largest banks and Wall Street investment firms. Officially, the recession lasted from December 2007 to June 2009.
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US labour news headlines from LabourStart

News Items - July 2013
Posted On: Aug 06, 2013

Social Security National Day of Action in Baltimore tomorrow
July 1, 2013 | Join the Maryland and DC Alliance for Retired Americans tomorrow, July 2, from 12 noon to 1 p.m. at the Woodlawn Social Security Office, 6401 Security Blvd., Baltimore, MD. as they join hands to for a "human chain against the chained CPR." This National Day of Action — one of dozens in cities across the nation — will showcase the broad base of support of Americans who support protecting and enhancing retirement security, not dismantling Social Security inch by inch. The chained CPI is a cold, calculated benefit cut to all current and future retirees. For information and directions, click here. News you can use: The CPI, explained.

Local Scholarship winners aspire to careers in forensics and veterinary medicine
July 2, 2013 | Maya Peoples (left), daughter of UPS package driver Mike Peoples, and Megan Morgan (right), daughter of Baltimore Sun pressman Brian Morgan, are the 2013 winners of the Teamsters Local Union No 355 39th Annual Scholarship Awards. Their names were selected in a drawing of scholarship applicants during the May 5, 2012 membership meeting at the Baltimore office. Megan and Maya will each receive a $4,000 scholarship, paid out at the rate of $1,000 per academic year. We met with Maya and Megan to learn a little about them and their higher education aspirations. Continue reading at 355 News.

Unions: Obamacare will ‘Destroy the very health and wellbeing’ of workers
July 15, 2013 The Wall Street Journal - The roll out of President Obama’s health care reform package was always going to be tricky, with vehement opposition from his political opponents and pushback from employers large and small. But after announcing last week that penalties for companies failing to comply with the law will be delayed by a year, the Affordable Care Act has a new, high profile set of dissenters: Unions. The leaders of three major U.S. unions, including the highly influential Teamsters, have sent a scathing open letter to Democratic leaders in Congress, warning that unless changes are made, President Obama’s health care reform plan will “destroy the foundation of the 40 hour work week that is the backbone of the American middle class.” If that’s not bad enough, the Affordable Care Act, if not modified, will “destroy the very health and wellbeing of our members along with millions of other hardworking Americans,” the letter says. Read the full letter at 355 News.

Allied bankruptcy claim documents due August 2
July 17, 2013 | The Bankruptcy Court in the Allied Systems Holdings bankruptcy case has set a deadline of August 2, 2013 for the filing of claims that arose prior to the bankruptcy filing petition dates in May and June of 2012. More info, documents are available at teamsters.org.


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Baltimore: Dec. 3 @ 10 a.m.
Salisbury: Dec. 10 @ 10 a.m.

The Salisbury meeting will be held
at the Hampton Inn Salisbury,
121 East Naylor Mill Road, Salisbury, Md. 21801









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