Monday, June 4, 2012

June 4 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 ten articles a month.

Greenhouse gas levels pass symbolic 400ppm CO2 milestone
Montreal's Grand Prix cancels opening day over protest threats

2,000 jobs cut as GM to close Oshawa plant

Baggage strike begins at airport

Federal workers lead the fight against DOMA

California Cuts Threaten the Status of Universities
In Land of Gas Drilling, Battle for Water That Doesn’t Reek or Fizz
Tribe Wins Ruling Against Gold Mining
Feeble U.S. Job Growth Stokes Fears of Global Slowdown
Ending Lockout, Teamsters Wrap Agreement With Sotheby’s
Why ‘living simply’ isn’t the answer

Student rally pushes forward in soggy Montreal

Oil Output Soars as Iraq Retools *
Strike-authorization vote at hand for Raley's union workers

State AFL-CIO president to seek new challenges in retirement

Statewide at-home child care workers' union 2000-strong

Labor board reconsiders college faculty unions

Sugar workers’ caravan garners support

State unions reached tentative agreement covering 21,000 workers

Environment protest over budget to black out websites

Union pushing for criminal charges against Vale

Oakley workers ratify new 3-year contract

Driving test examiners to strike

Drone blitz on Pakistan enters its third day

No comments: