Monday, September 17, 2012

September 17 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.

A Big News Weekend:

House of Delegates Votes to Continue Strike
Chicago teachers union to continue strike

Chicago teachers to continue strike
Teachers Union in Chicago to Extend Strike Into 2nd Week
Chicago teachers rally after tentative labor deal

Thousands Attend Rally for Chicago Teachers as Union Nears Contract

Auto talks making no progress as strike deadline looms

CAW preps for possible strike

Detroit 3 review CAW wage proposal as strike deadline looms

CAW picks Ford as target; Chrysler 'very concerned' about choice

Detroit Three seeking concessions at auto talks

Hostess Narrowly Wins Teamsters Support for New Deal

Bakers reject Hostess restructuring plan

Spain and Portugal see big anti-austerity rallies

Thousands Protest Austerity Measures in Spain and Portugal

Public sector workers protest cuts across Canada

Pakistan Fires Echo 1911 Triangle Factory Fire—But Will They Spur Similar Change?

Canada won't oppose asbestos limits
Protesters occupy Vancouver coast guard station

No criminal charges against Vale angers union head

SA police raid Marikana hostels

Teachers step up pension campaign

Twitter surrenders activist's tweets
Arctic sea ice shrinks to smallest extent ever recorded
Japan plans to end reliance on nuclear power within 30 years
Judge Strikes Down Restrictions on Public Unions in Wisconsin Law
Piggly Wiggly Midwest reaches agreement with union workers

Coca-Cola fighting union battle in Fort Worth

Deadline expires, NHL triggers lockout

Hundreds attend DTES women's march

In Prosecutors, Debt Collectors Find a Partner
1 year on, Occupy is in disarray; spirit lives on

BC Transit Strike Vote

Federal Tories and NDP tied for support, Nanos poll says

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