Thursday, March 21, 2013

March 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.

Cambodian Workers Camp Out, Hunger Strike Against Walmart and H&M - See more at:
Expand transit to keep state’s economy competitive, coalition says
SEIU Local 26 victory moves working poor closer to middle class
Non-profit workers enter second week of strike
In Wisconsin, When Bargaining Is Illegal, We Bargain ‘Informally
The Wealth of Business Connections for Obama’s Energy Pick
Abuse of Temporary Workers Shows Need for Legal Protections
New Report Card Grades Nation’s Infrastructure D+
MLB Owners Foul Ball on Worker Pensions
Casino Workers to Engage in Civil Action on Las Vegas Strip
Nurses picket for patient care concerns
First Nations say they will fight tarsands, pipeline
B.C. oil spill response ship runs aground
Justices Back Loggers in Water Runoff Case *
Pact Reached on Fuel Drilling *

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