Wednesday, January 18, 2012

January 18 News Update

Each Monday-Friday, by 9AM Central, we’ll post links to news stories and analytical articles of interest to working people. Sometimes they will be accompanied by editorial commentary. Stories from the New York Times will be followed with a *. The Times pay wall policy allows free access to only about twenty articles a month.

At Cablevision, Expected to Install Everything Except a Union *
MTA labor deal elusive, a day after contract expires
AFL-CIO’s Trumka Acknowledges Labor’s Divisions Over Keystone Pipeline
When New Obama Chief of Staff Was NYU Exec, School Ceased Recognizing Union
University of Minnesota graduate student workers advance union drive
‘Union Stooges'?The NLRB Is No Panacea for Workers
Democrats file 1 million signatures for Walker recall
Toronto budget passes as protesters arrested
York transit workers reject final Veolia offer
Union rejects Olympic pay offer
Chevron oil rig catches fire off Nigeria coast
What impact will the Costa Concordia disaster have on the environment?
Nixon proposes $106 million cut from Missouri higher ed
Brownback tax plan would hit impoverished Kansans the hardest

Read more here:
Firestorm brewing as city manager outlines cuts to KC department
KC’s recovery lagged in 2011, Brookings report says
Supreme Court rebuffs Applebee’s appeal in wage and tip case
Protest on Web Uses Shutdown to Take On Two Piracy Bills *
NYC City Opera Reaches Tentative Deal With Union *

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