Wednesday, July 1, 2015

July 1 News Update

Today Is Canada Day

Robert Redford sees 'last chance' to fix climate
Californians struggle for 'normal life,' without water
U.S. walrus protections hit Shell's Arctic drilling plan
China to cap rising emissions by 2030 in boost to Paris U.N. deal
Coal industry scores a win but fate of plants still in air
After mercury ruling, scrutiny of Obama climate rules grows
13 states sue over rule giving feds authority on state water
US, Brazil vow 'ambitious' climate targets
Saskatchewan forest fire smoke stretches as far south as Tennessee

Milwaukee bus union members to hold three-day work stoppage
Milwaukee County bus drivers vote to strike

UE Members Ratify Agreement with GE
US Supreme Court takes up issue of mandatory union dues
Illinois attorney general says no state paychecks without budget
Total Workers Call for Wider French Strike After Refinery Halted
Cuba first to ​eliminate mother-to-baby HIV transmission
Obama announces new overtime pay rule
Chicago schools make pension payment; 1,400 jobs 'impacted'
US, Cuba reach deal to reopen embassies
With first contract, home health care workers are invisible no more
Thousands of children rescued from dangerous work in Tanzania gold mines
Bernie Sanders campaign rallies drawing enthusiastic progressive crowds
Gary Younge: Farewell to America
Working overtime hours across the world: how does the US compare?
The Bonds That Broke Puerto Rico *
Spain’s New Public Safety Law Has Its Challengers *
How Jeb Bush Made a Profit on Obamacare *

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.

We take a closer look at news stories in our companion Week In Review blog, hosted at: KC Labor at WordPress

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