Leo Gerard: Voodoo Trickle Down Be Damned

Reaganomics, the plot to appease the rich and condemn the rest, got its comeuppance last week in President Obama’s State of the Union speech. The president asked: “Will we accept an economy where only a few of us do spectacularly well?” That’s the trickle down economy he’s talking about. And when he said, “spectacularly well,”…Continue Reading

TEXAS TEAMSTERS REACH CONTRACT AGREEMENT WITH DANONE

Strong Retirement Protection Key Provision for Workers at Global Giant (WASHINGTON) – Teamsters Local 997 members at Danone’s (EPN:BN) Fort Worth, Texas, plant have ratified an agreement with the company, gaining participation in the Western Conference of Teamsters Pension Fund (WCTPF), the largest multi-employer pension plan in the United States. The three-year agreement also includes…Continue Reading