Thursday, February 9, 2012

February 9 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.

No protest as grain ship docks at EGT terminal
Sometimes A Great Notion: Local Union Reformers Run For National Union Office
Labor unions back W.Va. gay, lesbian protections from discrimination
Membership in Unions Supporting Keystone Rejection Outnumbers Those Against
Scientists melt mystery over icecaps and sea levels
Against the Tide, Michigan Graduate Employees Fight for a Union
New Hampshire Lawmakers Try to End Worker Lunch Breaks
The agribusiness takeover of pale green NGOs
GM Considers Closing Opel Factory in Germany
Toronto mayor slams 'irrelevant' council after transit loss
Union walks out of talks with Metro Transit
Iraq executes 65 people this year
Komen CEO Brinker urged to quit
Why the energy industry is so invested in climate change denial
Indiana stage collapse leads to fines
Chief warns cutbacks could hurt firefighting efforts in KC
Demonstrations to protest conditions at Apple’s China factories
Libya Struggles to Curb Militias as Chaos Grows *
Contract Jobs Spur Union To Start Strike Across Israel *
Deal Beneficial to Hotel Union Is Seen by Some as Special Case *
States Negotiate $26 Billion Deal for Homeowners *

No comments: