Friday, February 2, 2007

Friday Morning Top Stories

Hog Shutdown
Wednesday, 2700 IAM workers in York, Pennsylvania rejected the same concession contract approved at the Harley-Davidson Milwaukee plant and voted to strike today. Harley beat them to the punch by locking them out yesterday.

Harley workers reject contract, find plant closed today
Harley-Davidson workers go in strike at 12:01 a.m., 100 hit picket line

More ‘Junk Science’
That’s the term the CEO of Exxon-Mobil has used to describe Global Warming. Yesterday his corporation announced the biggest profit for any company in the history of capitalism. The UN also released another segment of their study of Global Warming.

U.N. climate panel says global warming man-made
Eiffel Tower goes dark during protest
Even Before Its Release, World Climate Report Is Criticized as Too Optimistic

More Stories
Labor board rules against Smithfield in union vote
UAW rejects deadlines for Delphi talks
Ontario's minimum wage hits $8
Xstrata Nickel, union reach tentative agreement
Senate Adds Tax Breaks To Minimum Wage Bill
Bush Seeks Big Medicare and Medicaid Saving
U.S. savings at lowest point since '33

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