Monday, October 12, 2015

October 12 News Update

Future of New York City mass transit hinges on funding fight
Canadian firm opens facility to pull carbon from air
Four killed trying to stop elephant poachers in Congo
As British Solar Industry Loses Subsidies, Big U.S. Backer Pulls Back *
Beyond VW Scandal: Home Appliance Industry No Stranger to Tricks *
Earthquake hits near Oklahoma fracking hub
El Niño could leave 4 million people in Pacific without food or drinking water
UAW deal to slow, not reverse manufacturing wage slump
Will 2015 pact restore UAW's elite status among unions?
Net gain of 103 jobs in new UAW-FCA contract
No health care co-op in new FCA deal
UAW steps up social media to avoid another failed vote

A plan to cut
      Teamster pension benefits drew opposition Saturday at a rally at
      Local 41 headquarters.
Teamsters Local 41 members rally against pension cuts

Photo of march against US Bank
SEIU launches multi-faceted contract campaign

German activists rally against US trade deal
Police crack down on mourners after bomb blasts rock Turkish capital
NY minimum wage push spurs US debate, faces hurdles at home
Union campaign targeting Boeing South Carolina moves online with NLRB ruling
Coca-Cola Bottler Wins Labor Suit in Spain *
Bosses Must Keep Up Dues Checkoff after Contract Expires
Judge: $338M for Quebec train derailment
Canada unemployment rate rises to 7.1% in September
For Alabama’s Poor, 'Budget Cuts' Limiting Access to Driver’s Licenses, Voting *
Ex-Chicago Schools Head to Plead Guilty to Fraud *
Westchester Food Bank Looks to Local Gardens to Fill Bags for Hungry *
Miss. rally to remove Confederate symbol
Investigating the mystery of soaring generic medication prices
Lac-Mégantic residents march for better rail safety
Income Inequality Grows With Age and Shapes Later Years *
Insurance Dropouts Present a Challenge for Health Law *

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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