Monday, October 19, 2015

October 19 News Update

Renewables Can Create Jobs and Heal the Planet
Indigenous Canadians take leading role in battle against tar sands pipeline
Interior Dept. curbs Arctic offshore drilling
UK nuclear plant deal hinges on ambitions of London and Beijing
Tension ahead of last round of UN climate talks before Paris
Will Chrysler Workers Vote Contract Down a Second Time?
Everything we know as UAW workers prepare to vote
UAW workers more positive heading into FCA contract vote

Poster for Minneapolis Works coalition
Mayor, City Council back off of fair scheduling ordinance

Stephen Harper’s politics put Canada to shame: don’t be distracted by them
Elections Canada bracing for heavy voter turnout on Oct. 19

Kansas City says goodbye to two fallen firefighters
KC Fire Department was setting up collapse zone when building fell

Union workers reach deal with CMHP
Low-wage workers disrupt tech
What is the best alternative for lower-wage workers?
Why Berliners mobilized against a US-EU trade deal
Coal Baron’s Trial May Hinge on His Secretly Recorded Conversations *
Nebraska to Vote on Abolishing Death Penalty After Petition Drive Succeeds *
Firefighters’ Union Owes Clout to Its Free-Spending Chief *
German politician stabbed in attack tied to migrant crisis
Greece adopts more painful reforms demanded by creditors
Air France to go ahead with 2016 job cuts despite protests
Blair committed UK to Iraq war year before invasion: report
Stoughton library shows graphic history of labor posters
Labor leaders lift lifetime ban against Duluth mayor
The story of the Dublin Lockout
Graduate students at private universities rally for union rights
Carwash Owners in New York Sue City Over Unionization Rules *

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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