Friday, October 23, 2015

October 23 News Update

'Worst haze in a decade' blankets S. Thailand
Scientists Stage Sit-In to Demand Fossil Fuel Divestment
Enviros, Labor Leaders And Religious Figures Rally In Chicago For Climate Justice
TPP would allow milk from cows receiving hormones into Canada
Pesticide use on Quebec farms on the rise
Study Faults E.P.A. for Toxic Wastewater Spill in Colorado Rockies *
Done deal: UAW confirms ratification of FCA contract
UAW FCA members overwhelmingly ratify labor deal
Chrysler Workers Vote Up Improved Deal
GM, Ford Profits Have UAW Eyeing Richer Deals After FCA Approval
UAW picks General Motors to negotiate next contract

Germany foils anti-migrant arson plot as hostility mounts
Suspected arson attacks target refugee shelters in Sweden

Labor groups to focus on raising wages through
      popular vote
Labor groups focus on raising wages by vote
Kansas City Council repeals minimum wage hike

Milwaukee County Transit System Labor Union Approves 3-Year Contract
South Africa's Zuma plans student meeting
Providence Memorial RNs, Supporters Hold Protest
Greek Dock Workers Walk Out Over Privatization
The Big Difference Between Organizing and Mobilizing
Faith leaders urge action on paid sick leave
Texas officials raid Planned Parenthood amid funding battle
Ex-Company Man Key to Mine Disaster Prosecution *
Sanders Suggests He Won’t Campaign on Obama’s Record *

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.

We take a closer look at news stories in our companion Week In Review blog, hosted at: KC Labor at WordPress

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