Monday, September 21, 2015

September 21 News Update

EPA: VW used 'defect device' to cheat rules
East Bay Labor Unions Say 'No' to Coal in Oakland
Carbon pricing schemes double since 2012 in climate fight: World Bank
Fuel savings can pay for green energy shift
How one US state went from two quakes a year to 585
El Niño: a global weather event that may save California — and destroy the tropics
Britain Says It Will Aid Planned Nuclear Plant *

Bus Strike Ends! The Teamsters Approve Sun Tran's Two-Year Deal
Deal to end 42-day bus strike in Tucson
UAW's Williams on FCA contract: 'They will ratify it'
US auto workers get first raise in a decade
Shifting work to Mexico now up for UAW vote
County union willing to vote on strike over wages

Workers halt businesses across Finland
House votes to defund Planned Parenthood
United Farm Workers claims victory in labor battle
Lecture unites Themester, Lilly library exhibit
Greek leftist Tsipras returns in unexpectedly decisive vote win
Teachers' union protests Eli Broad's support of charter schools
Seattle teachers OK contract, end strike
Union members among new NAACP leadership team
Worker killed at Nunavut's Mary River mine

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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