Monday, October 29, 2012

October 29 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.

Tacoma: City employee labor union sues city
TWU USA and Australia join forces on labor issues

Missouri Labor Takes on the Poverty Business, Cements Alliances
World Bank’s Anti-Labor Index Is a Dirty Business

New Contract Good News for Chicago Airport Workers—Unless City Moots It

City Mayor Joins Growing Outcry of Support for Unjust Firing of Affinity Nurse

Walmart supply agencies accused
White House weighs new tax cut to replace payroll break

India’s Plague, Trash, Drowns Its Garden City During Strike
FDA Details Contamination at Pharmacy
Here’s a Memo From the Boss: Vote This Way
Trooper Fired From Chopper to Stop Truck, Kills 2
Rise in Household Debt Might Be Sign of a Strengthening Recovery
U.S. Growth Rate Picks Up to 2%
South African Worker Protest Turns Violent in Mining Town

YRC unit irks union workers in Cincinnati

Union Workers at University of Rochester Vote For More Action

A Part-Time Life, as Hours Shrink and Shift
Judge: Boeing broke labor law at SC plant

CAW: Workers go on strike at two auto supplier plants in Ontario
Five million in Britain 'below Living Wage'

Racial prejudice in US worsening
Silos Loom as Death Traps on American Farms

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