Monday, October 26, 2015

October 26 News Update

Elizabeth Flores, Star Tribune
Governor criticizes BNSF for rerouting oil trains into downtown Minneapolis
Obama releases plan to cut power emissions
Trudeau approach to climate talks will include provinces - but maybe not targets
US steams ahead with new rules to curb pollution by superyachts
Wind and solar power likely to match gas on cost by 2020
Opel Rejects Claims That Zafira Diesel Engine Breaks Emissions Limits *
UAW and General Motors reach agreement
UAW, GM reach tentative contract
Eyeing big GM profits, UAW may want more
UAW maintenance workers at VW Tenn. plant seek vote
GM lays off 500 at Orion assembly plant

      manager Ned Yost (middle) and catcher Salvador Perez (right)
      celebrate after defeating the Blue Jays.
Photograph: Peter Aiken/USA Today Sports
Royals clinch the pennant – and Kansas City might learn to love Ned Yost

After Harper: Confronting the Liberals
Two Views from Quebec on the Canadian Federal Election

Union Democracy Pioneer Herman Benson Turns 100
Labor Briefing
South Africa protests reveal discontent with Zuma government
The Disproportionate Risks of Driving While Black *
Texas Orders Health Clinics to Turn Over Patient Data *
Labor unions aren't just helpful — they might be 'necessary'
United Continental and Workers Union Reaches Tentative Pact
How Bosses Manufacture a Pension Crisis, and Workers Dismantle It
Here's how the 40-hour workweek became the standard in America
Thousands Who Didn’t File Tax Returns May Lose Health Care Subsidies *

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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