Friday, October 19, 2012

October 19 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.

FDA finds fungus in steroid shots, meningitis toll rises
Texas to end health program if Planned Parenthood participates
Protests as Ireland's first abortion clinic opens
Boeing faces union drive at 787 plant in South Carolina
Lonmin South Africa mine disrupted as workers stay away
UR, labor unions remain unable to reach agreement on contract

SPEEA lays groundwork for 'federally protected' strike

Teamsters leader urges members to support Moroun-backed Prop 6

Court imposes punitive fee on socialists

Is Immigrant-Firing Pizza Company Getting Pork?

California Governor Vetoes Low-Wage Worker Rights
Editors resign from leading environment journal

Obama and Romney 'Climate Change Silence' Deafening

Why defeating Prop. 32 is a patient safety priority

NNU Stands Behind Lenox Hill RNs on Fair Contract to Protect Patient Care

Union for XL Foods workers weighs in on new managers

Motor Coach laying off 190 from Winnipeg plant

Locked-out Codiac Transpo drivers head west for work

Greece hit by new general strike

Newsweek to axe print edition
A Rogue Climate Experiment Outrages Scientists
U.S. Marriage Act Is Unfair to Gays, Court Panel Says
Forgotten Hero of Labor Fight; His Son’s Lonely Quest

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