Tuesday, August 7, 2012

August 7 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.

New study links current events to climate change
Climate change to blame for extreme heat: NASA scientist
Climate change is here — and worse than we thought
Thousands of fish die as Midwest streams heat up

Where Free Speech Goes to Die: The Workplace

Could the union have won more at Con Ed?

Deadly India car factory riot sounds alarm bells for industry

On Aug. 11, Stand for America and a Second Bill of Rights

Striking Palermo's Workers Ask Costco to Enforce Suppliers Code of Conduct

Chilean Mine Accident Sparks College Student's Interest in Unions

Negotiations Resume As Houston Janitors’ Strike Nears Second Month

Lips Sewed Shut, Colombia GM Workers Will Not Be Silent
First Nations unite in tar sands healing walk

Nissan's new hires are $12-per-hour workers who are temporary for 5 years

Missouri’s Second Injury Fund runs dry as claims go unpaid

Ford introduces One Manufacturing system to boost efficiency

Quebec students to vote on resuming class

Enbridge gets approval to reopen U.S. pipeline

Papua New Guinea's seabed to be mined for gold and copper
Keystone XL pipeline may threaten key aquifer

Calif. refinery fire contained, Chevron says

Occupy’s Frankfurt Camp Is Closed as Health Hazard
HCA Inquiry Cited Unnecessary Cardiac Work

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