Friday, August 10, 2012

August 10 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.

US troops killed in Afghanistan
Union workers ratify labor agreement with American Airlines

California unions pushing end-of-session workers comp bill

Save Mart and union back to square one on labor contract

Coal Miners’ Union Sits Out Presidential Race

The Broken Table: Tale of A Newspaper Strike That Didn’t End Happily

Climate: US call for 'flexibility' on warming spurs row
AFL-CIO Endorses Nationwide Boycott of Palermo's Products
NASA Firefighters Protest Steep Cuts

Profits or Patients? Aetna and HCA Answer Without Hesitation

Research Raises More Toxic Health Concerns for Popcorn Workers

Teamsters Lose Jobs when UAW Signs Sweetheart Deal
Sask. has highest per capita greenhouse gas emissions: report

Winnipeg records hottest-ever year

Teacher showdown could trigger Ontario election

Chevron fire investigators wait for all-clear before refinery inspection
Profits on Carbon Credits Drive Output of a Harmful Gas
4 Decades on, U.S. Starts Cleanup of Agent Orange in Vietnam
French President Shuts Down Roma Camps and Seeks Relocation for Roma
The Search for Energy Takes a Turn Underwater
Health Insurer Refunds May Stall in Employers’ Hands

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