Wednesday, September 30, 2015

September 30 News Update

The 'Hard-Landing' Has Arrived: Chinese Coal Company Fires 100,000
New Zealand to create massive marine sanctuary
Greenpeace celebrates Shell Arctic exit
Duke Energy settles coal ash case for $7M
Seattle sea otter diagnosed with asthma
Volkswagen to recall, refit 11 million cars
SEIU members join rally for climate action during papal visit
EPA says refineries must monitor nearby air quality
New Regulations on Smog Remain as Divisive as Ever *
UAW FCA contract on shaky ground as voting concludes
Old Detroit lives in UAW tide against FCA deal
UAW leaders called to gather Thursday
Jeep workers in Toledo decisively reject FCA contract
Ford workers in Kansas City could strike Sunday
UAW VP threatens strike at Ford F-150 plant

Photo: John Kugler, Chicago Teachers Union
Could Pension Attack Provoke Another Chicago Teachers Strike?
After protests, UW decides to follow Seattle $15 wage law

Under attack, Planned Parenthood defends fetal tissue research
El Paso abortion clinic reopens amid Texas court battles
Electricity at Illinois Capitol May Be Turned Off Over Budget Standoff
Even the Wall Street Journal Smells a Rat in A&P Supermarkets Bankruptcy
Gerry Adams won't face trial for 1972 murder
The ongoing epidemic of corporate crime
UAE unveils migrant labor reforms
Food Co-op Workers in Pittsburgh Vote to Join UE
Clinton endorsement divides teachers union
Airport workers rally at Atlanta City Hall
Woburn Mayor, Workers Union Reach Four-Year Contract Agreement
CIA, union clash on outsourcing of jobs

University workers turn up the heat for ‘raises and respect’
Corbyn tells Labour: don’t accept injustice, stand up to prejudice
TransAlta layoffs: 239 more jobs cut, most in Calgary
Ontario elementary teachers, province to return to bargaining table

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