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Today's Teamster News 10.10.12

Huge Donation To Romney SuperPAC From Foreign Firm Raises 'Red Flags' Center for Public Integrity   ...A million-dollar donation by a foreign-owned corporation to a Republican super PAC has raised legal concerns and opened up the controversial Citizens United Supreme Court decision to new criticism...
At Bain Capital-Owned Sensata Technologies, Arrests Ahead Of Layoffs And Plant Closing  Huffington Post   ...Three people protesting the closure of an Illinois plant run by a Bain Capital-owned company were arrested on Monday after an encounter with a truck driver hauling equipment out of the plant...
Hyatt Hurts: hotel workers organise global boycott for a fair deal  The Guardian   ...In a striking case of international solidarity, housekeeping staff worldwide are protesting their exploitation by the hotel giant...
A Bigger Paycheck on Wall Street  New York Times   ...compensation over all continues to rise even as some shareholders press firms to cut costs further amid weak profit growth. (Nearly half of all revenue on Wall Street is earmarked for compensation...
Billionaire CEO Threatens To Fire Employees If Obama Wins  ThinkProgress   ...David Siegel, who owns Florida-based Westgate Resorts, sent an email to all his employees yesterday to discuss the upcoming election…... He went on to say that although he “can’t tell you whom to vote for,” if Obama is re-elected, it would mean “fewer jobs, less benefits and certainly less opportunity for everyone...”
Hostess to cream bakers soon  New York Post   ...Hostess — on its second trip through bankruptcy court after filing for Chapter 11 in January — won the legal right last week to force the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union to accept a proposed contract after its members overwhelmingly voted to reject it...

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