Friday, September 21, 2012

September 21 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.

More clashes in South Africa mining
SAfrica military forces to assist in mine strikes

Police kill councillor in miners crackdown

South Africa gold strike spreads

4-Year Deals for Unions at Verizon
Verizon Workers Queasy at Deal

CAW, GM reach tentative deal

CAW strikes deal with GM

Auto talks shift to Chrysler

7 Days that Shook Chicago: The 2012 Chicago Teachers Strike

Union, Southwest ask US to mediate stalled talks

Workers vote against joining union at Coca-Cola in Fort Worth

Students join union workers to SLAM NYU trustee

UE's Chris Townsend Takes On Author of Anti-Union Book

AT&T offers $100,000 reward in worker’s death

Slide in household incomes continues, census figures confirm

Wal-Mart Holds Secretive ‘Workerwashing’ Meeting in DC with Labor Advocates

'Planetary Emergency': New Data Elevates Climate Change Alarm

Arctic sea ice thaw may be accelerated by oil, shipping
Quebec student associations cheer PQ tuition freeze
Reversing Trend, Life Span Shrinks for Some Whites
48.6 Million Americans Lacked Health Insurance in 2011

Obama More Flexible on Medicare Privatization Than Rhetoric Suggests

Labor Strife Threatens American Airlines Schedule

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