Wednesday, September 23, 2015

September 23 News Update

Is climate change killing American starfish?
Study: Twice as much trash put in landfills than estimated
US rejects protections for greater sage grouse across West
Grim prospects for sustainable miners in Peru
Peru's 'invaders' put down roots in Amazon
Actor DiCaprio joins growing movement to divest from fossil fuels
Clinton breaks Keystone silence, says she opposes pipeline
US Catholic groups debate divesting from fossil fuels
Alberta Premier applauds Hillary Clinton's Keystone XL opposition
VW scandal caused nearly 1m tonnes of extra pollution, analysis shows
The rise of diesel in Europe: the impact on health and pollution
Mopar workers to get different pay in UAW-FCA deal
Ballot error causing some UAW-FCA members to revote

Nurses Approve Contracts for 8000 RNs at 17 HCA-Affiliated Hospitals in Five States
Registered nurses ratify labor pact at HCA-affiliated Research Medical Center

Strikers invoke Pope Francis as they seek higher wages and a union
Bernie Sanders joins striking workers demanding audience with pope

Andrew McConnell spoke during a rally Sept. 10 in Westport that sought a minimum wage of $15 an hour.
Judge orders $15 minimum wage proposal removed from November ballot in KC
Push is still on to put higher minimum wage on KC’s November ballot

Senate blocks anti-abortion bill; new showdown set
Government shutdown could cut off food stamps

U.S. says 17.6 million Americans gained health insurance coverage
Boeing 'planning China factory': report
USW Local 1123 Shows Support for Locked Out ATI Members
City workers’ ratify L.A. contract
Deadline to OK Wayne County labor pacts extended to Sept. 30
Canadian GDP outlook slashed to 1.2% with 3 provinces in recession
Education Gap Between Rich and Poor Is Growing Wider *
Health Insurance Deductibles Outpacing Wage Increases, Study Finds *

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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