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Today's Teamster News 12.22.11

“We Own Wall Street”  Slate   ...How small shareholders, pension funds, and mutual funds can stop corporate America’s worst behavior and ignite a political movement...
The eurozone crisis is not about market discipline  al-Jazeera   ...The crisis should be recognised for what it really is: a class war waged on workers in Europe...
At Wal-Mart a Microcosm of U.S. Inequalities: Jeffrey Goldberg  Bloomberg   ...I’ve never heard even the faintest suggestion that she has taken an interest in the lives of the people who work at her father’s stores...
Union: Show proof of missed jobs  NWI Times   ...The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 is calling for Indiana Republican leaders who support right-to-work to show and prove claims that the state is missing job opportunities as a result of not having the law...
‘Recall The KochSucker Now’ – Walker, A Motel And Free Speech  Addicting Info   ...“There have been some vocal critics (of the sign), but also, there has been overwhelming support,” said Marcie Dachik, co-owner of the Four Winds Motel...
Teamster's pension fund sues HRH Construction, others  The Real Deal New York  ...The trustees of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 282 pension fund filed a complaint Dec. 10 in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York in White Plains claiming HRH used shell corporations to avoid making payments they say are required through industry-wide collective bargaining agreements...
Hostess filing in mix?  Ch. 11 filing seen?  New York Post   ...The tipping point: Hostess maintains it cannot afford to stay current on its $700 million in outstanding loans and keep contributing to the unions’ pension plans, sources said...