Friday, August 28, 2015

August 28 News Update
Manifesto: Act to Stop Climate Crimes!

South African prototype may solve solar power problem
Latvia, Greece win opt-out from Monsanto GM crop
Judge rules Obama administration water rule should be halted
James Hansen: Sea level disaster ahead, but when?

Customers are served at a McDonald's in Times Square in New
      York July 23, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Customers are served at a McDonald's in Times Square in New York July 23, 2015.
Reuters/Brendan McDermid

McDonalds may get pinched by labor ruling
Labor board lets workers confront the big boys
NLRB ruling could be boost for contract and franchise employees
Key ruling gives workers more power to unionize
Labor Board Ruling Eases Way for Fast-Food Unions’ Efforts*

Photo: DANIELLE PETERSON / Statesman Jo, DANIELLE PETERSON / Statesman Journal)
SEIU home-care workers sign 'historic' contract

Left takes a strong lead in Canada elections: poll
Ohio Unions Upstage Koch Brothers with Big Protest
Planned Parenthood alleges 'smear' in letter
Skyway toll booth workers preparing for possible Labor Day weekend strike
Judge blocks union from beaming messages onto Icahn casinos
UE Convention, Monday Afternoon: All About Organizing
UE Organizing Director Bob Kingsley Prepares To Step Down
RNs at Marlborough Hospital Reach Tentative Agreement
German Companies See Refugees as Opportunity
Sit-In Leaders Are Charged in Hong Kong *

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.

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