Monday, October 1, 2012

October 1 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.

Detroit officials to ask court to end water department strike over cuts

CAW got most of what it wanted in contract talks with Detroit 3

New CAW contracts do little to reduce U.S. labor cost gap

Canadian workers at Chrysler accept new deal

Calif. creates state-run private retirement plan

Union ratifies U.S. Steel's 4.5 percent wage rise over 3 years
Dueling California Measures Set to Tax Rich, Gut Unions
Catholic school support to vote on deal Monday

Unions protest in Ottawa as Ontario Liberals meet

Education Department Report Shows More Borrowers Defaulting on Student Loans
To Fight Crime, a Poor City Will Trade In Its Police
In Film and Union’s Ads, Dueling Views of Teachers
Mine clean-up rules too lax, critic says

US polar bear researcher cleared of scientific misconduct

Nuclear power is the Betamax of the energy world

US military deaths in Afghanistan hit 2,000 after 11 years of war

The Myth of Male Decline
On the Waterfront, Rise of the Machines
Judge tosses Occupy Chicago park arrests

S Africa opens mine shootings inquiry

Court adjourns Pussy Riot appeal

Ocean acidification emerges as new climate threat for U.S. fisheries

Payroll Tax Cut Is Unlikely to Survive Into Next Year
Brown Vetoes Calif. Domestic Workers Rights Bill

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