Friday, September 14, 2012

September 14 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.

CPS deal up in air as talks extend into early morning
Polls Show Chicago’s Parents Back Teachers

CTU President Karen Lewis: ‘Students Suffer in Low-Performing Charter Schools’

Strong Local Support—And National Labor Allies—Lend Chicago Teachers Clout

Striking Chicago Teachers: Kids Are More than a Test Score
Chicago teachers' strike nears end as City Hall and union close on deal

Fresh Hopes for End to Chicago Teacher Strike by Weekend

Walmart supplier workers strike

Greek unions call anti-austerity strike for September 26

KC labor union files lawsuit to block Mo. contraceptive bill

AT&T Mobility reaches agreement with CWA over employee benefits

Save Mart has agreements with unions; other grocery chains still seek contracts

Germans Fear Poverty Even After Life of Work

Big Ag Directly Funded Anti-Organics Stanford Study: Report

Environmentalist Bill McKibben on Keeping a Strong Focus on Climate Change

CAW to accept lower starting wage

TTC worker killed in subway accident

Fed launches bond-buying stimulus to spur growth
Arctic sea ice melt 'may bring harsh winter to Europe'

European governments hope taxing the Vatican can be their saving grace

Fossil Fuel Industry Ads Dominate TV Campaign
Anger Rolls Across Pakistani City in Aftermath of Factory Fire
Though Not Yet Open, a Huge Mine Is Transforming Mongolia’s Landscape

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