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Oct. 2, 1961: The United Auto Workers calls for a company-wide strike against Ford Motor Co., the first since Ford’s initial contract with the union 20 years earlier.

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Today's Teamster News For October 2, 2015
United Airlines Fails to Reach Agreement with Teamster Aviation Maintenance Technicians
UAL, CAL, CMI Mechanics Update - October 1, 2015
Teamsters And Coalition Of Unions Ratify Agreement At American Red Cross
National Mediation Board Determines Single Carrier Status for Flight Options, Flexjet
Today's Teamster News For October 1, 2015
American Airlines Passenger Service Agents Reach Tentative Agreement
The Crushing Load of Student Debt
FIRST STUDENT CONTRACT UPDATE: Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreement with First Student, Ratification Ballots Due Oct. 20
Important Telephone Call About Tentative National Agreement
Beware The 'Chained' CPI
Posted On: Dec 18, 2012

Dec. 18, 2012 | The chained CPI is a cut in Social Security Benefits and a "stealth" tax hike. As Republicans in Congress take a hard line in the sand against higher tax rates for millionaires and billionaires, they are demanding a Social Security benefit cut through a lower Cost of Living Adjustment (COLAs). The lower COLA would result from the adoption of a new formula for calculating COLAs called "Chained CPI." What is that and what will it mean for working people, especially middle-and lower-income families? Learn about it here. View explanatory graphic here.

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