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Protests today against Wal-Mart, cuts to Social Security and Medicare

Today workers rallied in Washington to keep cuts to Medicare and Social Security out of the year-end budget deal while activists tried to block a ship carrying Wal-Mart goods from Bangladesh to the Port of New Jersey.

"Jobs not cuts" was the message delivered by hundreds of union supporters and community activists gathered on Capitol Hill this morning. Some traveled from as far as Wisconsin and New York.

Today's Teamster News 12.10.12

Editorial: A failure of leadership: Snyder's about-face on right-to-work betrays voters  Detroit Free Press   ...The argument that right-to-work status makes states more competitive or prosperous is refuted by a mountain of evidence that shows right-to-work states trailing their union-friendly counterparts in key metrics like per capita wealth, poverty rates and health insurance coverage...


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