Friday, September 4, 2015

September 4 News Update

Happy Labor Day--Next Update Tuesday

Crunch UN climate talks enter fraught final day
Fewer than 50% of CEOs say Paris deal would make them act on climate change
Fat cat pay at fossil fuel companies drives climate crisis – report
Obama plans to announce climate change strategy on last day in Alaska

Union blasts city, Sun Tran over 'temporary driver' search
Teamsters Local 104
Over 1,000 Arrested in Bengal During Trade Unions’ Countrywide Strike

One Worker Dies, 2 Are Injured in Wall Collapse at Brooklyn Construction Site *
Union makes prospective agreements with Patriot bidders
Harvard Union Negotiations Ongoing
State System board of governors OKs contracts with labor unions
Minnesota is no utopia for workers: Labor Day and the fight for $15 an hour
Why Build a National Monument to a Union-Busting Robber Baron?
Angry farmers hold massive tractor protest in Paris
Chicago officials to reopen high school after fiery protests
Amid refugee crisis, Hungary PM says Muslims not welcome
Snowden: Clinton's use of private email server a 'problem'
8 Bay Area cities plan minimum wage hike
There's always money for the boss
Report explores why unions have few female leaders
Tentative Deal in Carhaul
Puerto Rico’s health system in critical condition, doctors say
Israel Christian schools strike over cuts
Gaza is already unlivable
Former Hub Meat Packers workers fight pension cut
Jeremy Corbyn: I wouldn't send troops abroad without UN vote
Bangladesh: Factory Owners Indicted on Homicide Charges for 2012 Fire *
Legion of Tech Volunteers Lead a Charge for Bernie Sanders *
Chicago Mayor Weighs Major Property Tax Increase *

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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