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Google and Amazon launch same-day delivery in L.A. area

Google and Amazon launch same-day delivery in L.A. area
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-google-amazon-20140505,0,5308383.s...

Amazon employees work in the company's fulfillment center in San Bernardino. (Irfan Khan, Los Angeles Times / October29, 2013)
Tiffany Hsu
May 4, 2014, 9:00 p.m.

Google and Amazon are going head to head over Los Angeles shoppers, launching same-day delivery services in the area within days of each other.

Stabbed in the back by Hoffa

Stabbed in the back by Hoffa
http://socialistworker.org/2014/04/29/stabbed-in-the-back-by-hoffa
Teamster officials went around dissident locals to implement a national contract at UPS, writes Donny Schraffenberger, a Chicago-area UPSer and member of Local 705.
April 29, 2014

ATU 1700 Greyhound workers rally, reject wage-freeze contract

ATU 1700 Greyhound workers rally,
reject wage-freeze contract

http://www.themilitant.com/2014/7818/781856.html
Vol. 78/No. 18 May 12, 2014

Greyhound workers rally,
reject wage-freeze contract

Despite Local 'No' Votes, Teamsters International Declares UPS Contract Ratified

Despite Local 'No' Votes, Teamsters International Declares UPS Contract Ratified
http://labornotes.org/2014/04/despite-local-no-votes-teamsters-internati...
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Part-time UPSers in Louisville, Kentucky, voted 94 percent no on their local agreement last week. Earlier, they'd voted 89 percent no, and UPS came back with a worse offer. Photo: IBT Local 89.

Was neoliberalism the real cause of the Korea Sewol tragedy? most of the Sewol’s crew members were irregular workers, with even the captain serving on a one-year contract - giving him the title of captain without any real authority. “Under these working c

Was neoliberalism the real cause of the Korea Sewol tragedy?
most of the Sewol’s crew members were irregular workers, with even the captain serving on a one-year contract - giving him the title of captain without any real authority.
“Under these working conditions, it’s difficult to develop any sense of devotion to or responsibility for the boat,”
http://english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_national/635555.html

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