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Mar. 27, 2002: U.S. Supreme Court rules that undocumented workers do not have the same rights as Americans when they are wrongly fired.

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Today's Teamster News for March 27, 2015
Teamsters Urge Support For Sen. Sanders' Pension Amendment
Hoffa: TPP Investor Language Will Leave Taxpayers On The Hook
Teamsters At Northwest Steel And Pipe Vote Unanimously To Strike
Airline Unions Send Letter Questioning U.S. Travel Association Support Of Gulf Carriers
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Teamsters/BLET Urges Congress To Oppose Positive Train Control Extension
 
     
New Public Option Bill Lowers Health Costs, Deficit
Posted On: Jan 23, 2013

Jan. 23, 2013 | Health care experts have long said that a public health insurance option not only would provide lower-cost health insurance for those who choose it but would also force private insurers to lower their premiums. A public option was a key element of the 2009 House-passed version of health care reform, but it did not make it to the final bill. Now, as lawmakers focus on deficit reduction, with many Republicans calling for cuts in health care benefits and shifting even more costs to working families, the creation of a public option as a deficit-reducing tool–along with its other benefits–is back on the table. Full story at unions.org.


 
 
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