Thursday, September 17, 2015

September 17 News Update

Hawaii Taps the Ocean to Generate Carbon-Free Power
Arctic sea ice levels shrink to 4th lowest level
Wildfires threaten California's treasured Sequoias
Ocean fish numbers on 'brink of collapse': WWF
Drones and troops protect Mexico sea turtle eggs
The climate wars are coming – and more refugees with them
Navajo doubts about pollution linger
FCA-UAW contract sets new wage range for 2nd tier
UAW faces painful trade-offs in stagnant wage economy
Workers may balk at Fiat Chrysler, UAW contract
Canadian auto union leaders eagerly await details on FCA deal
Fiat Chrysler pact ties worker bonus to long-term goals

Four Ways Obamacare Has Affected Health Insurance *
Health Care Gains, but Income Remains Stagnant, the White House Reports *

Seattle Teachers Reach Settlement after Five-Day Strike
Prospect Heights teachers on strike; no school Wednesday
Protestors put spotlight on Whole Foods' use of prison labor
New report: Landmark year in bargaining raises wages for millions
Quebec Left Debates Perspectives in Canada's Federal Election
Target pharmacy workers form union, first in company's history
Blue Cross union employees vote against master labor agreement
New pro-union bill to serve as litmus test for 2016 presidential candidates
Union Workers Back on Job After 6-Month Dispute With Building Owners
Missouri House fails to override governor’s veto of ‘right-to-work’ bill

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Missouri legislators vote to block Kansas City from raising minimum wage
Jobs and growth to be focus of second leaders' debate tonight in Calgary
Ontario French school teachers reach deal with province
Panel Urges More Time on Train Safety Technology *

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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