Thursday, October 1, 2015

October 1 News Update

Environmental groups seek end to all Arctic Ocean drilling
Mining and oil threatens one in three natural world heritage sites — report
Record El Niño set to cause hunger for 10 million poorest, Oxfam warns
No long-term future in tar sands, says Alberta's premier
 TransAlta could pay $56M for inflating Alberta energy prices
Successful Auction for Oil Drilling Rights in Mexico Follows Weak Debut *
Toxic Algae Outbreak Overwhelms a Polluted Ohio River *
Judge Blocks Obama Administration Rules on Fracking *
UAW didn't get through to members
Stakes high after UAW workers reject Fiat Chrysler deal
Ratification of UAW, FCA deal appears mathematically impossible
UAW-FCA deal appears headed for defeat
UAW deal with Fiat Chrysler stalls out
Fiat Chrysler Workers Appear to Reject Contract Proposal *
UAW members express anger on social media
UAW Local 249 sets strike deadline at Ford Claycomo plant

Oct. 2015 Parenthood
Women protest attacks on Planned Parenthood
Lemony Snicket, the Author, and His Wife Donate $1 Million to Planned Parenthood *

As Shutdown Looms, It's Déjà Vu All Over Again for Federal Workers
Warren protests loan sales to Wall Street
Ignoring Reynosa's factory workers' injuries
UE Receives 'Thank You' from Over 3,000 People for Palestine Resolution
TPP trade talks narrow on tough auto, drug and dairy issues
CSX, Mechanical Unions Announce 'Progressive Labor Partnership'
Mayor Don Ness banned from Duluth Labor Temple for life
Contractor goes on trial for building collapse deaths
Most Wayne County unions sign off on new contracts

Minimum wage rises in 5 provinces today

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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