Monthly Archives: October 2009

Teamsters Commend White House Efforts to Reopen Delaware GM Plant

This is off of Rueters: WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa today commended the Obama administration for its efforts to reopen the GM plant in Wilmington, Del. Hoffa also urged the White House … Continue reading

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Zuckerman now wants to keep union haulers alive

“We believe the automotive OEMs are trying to run the unionized car haulers out of business,” Fred Zuckerman, the Teamster’s car haul division director. I think their experience with Performance has them realizing they need to keep all the union … Continue reading

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When is the last time you checked your wheel bearings?

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Should the american taxpayer pick up the tab on benefit package for drivers?

I read in a comment left for a previous post that the cost of the teamster benefit package is $13 an hr or $27,000 a year! That is obviously a bunch more than good  health insurance! After bailing out GM … Continue reading

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Lawmakers question GM, Chrysler carhauler moves

From chron.com: WASHINGTON — Months after the government bailed out General Motors and Chrysler, some lawmakers are questioning tough contract demands by the two auto companies that union officials argue could lead to the replacement of hundreds of union carhaulers … Continue reading

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the key to great transport rates?

London-based newspaper The Sun reported in late July 2008 that a wealthy resident of Qatar paid about $42,000 to have his Lamborghini LP640 airlifted to London — for an oil change. Environmentalists were outraged over the 6,500-mile weekend round trip, … Continue reading

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How Not To Unload A Ferrari F430 Spider

This is on Jalopnik.com:

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