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Today's Teamster News 11.24.12

Protests greet shoppers at Wal-Marts nationwide  Associated Press   ...Wal-Mart workers and supporters marched in protest at stores nationwide Thursday and Friday, blasting the wages, benefits and treatment of employees at the world's largest retailer...
Saxby Chambliss takes aim at Grover Norquist  Politico   ...Sen. Saxby Chambliss took aim at Americans for Tax Reform head Grover Norquist on Wednesday, telling a local television station he’s not worried about a potential primary challenge if he votes to raise taxes...
ATA Trucking Index declines sharply in October, Impacted by Hurricane Sandy  Calculated Risk   ...Clearly truck tonnage was impacted by Hurricane Sandy in October, and we will probably see a bounce back in November and December...
New push is on for right-to-work bill  Detroit News   ...Pressure is mounting for the Legislature to pass a right-to-work bill with one group circulating a video it claims proves Gov. Rick Snyder would sign such legislation...
Possible lease of Ohio Turnpike raises questions for taxpayers, consumer group says  Plain Dealer   ...The state must balance whether a big lease payment from a private toll road operator outweighs the benefits from a turnpike that remains under state control, says a report from the Ohio Public Interest Research Group...
Teamsters donate to Adopt a Family fund  The News-Herald   ...City employees represented by Teamsters Local 214 donated $1,000 to the city's "Adopt a Family" fund...