Thursday, October 29, 2015

October 29 News Update

LA Aqueduct flows after dam built for drought is dismantled
St. Louis fire threatens nuclear waste area
Morocco poised to become a solar superpower with launch of desert mega-project
EU caves in to auto industry pressure for weak emissions limits

Press Release About LA/Long Beach Port Driver Strikes
California Cartage Strike Ends, Workers Successfully Return to Work
Labor friction escalates between California port truckers, shippers
GM workers get sweeter deal than FCA
UAW-GM deal richer than FCA
UAW leaders approve proposed General Motors contract
Volkswagen Reverses Its Union Neutrality, Workers Say

Corbyn's Labour

Despite Threats, Ontario Teachers Ramp Up Work to Rule
Schools closed across Montreal, Laval as rotating teachers' strikes continue

New campaign exposes widespread abuses of poultry industry workers
Workers take message to Pearsons Halloween party
In Union Battle, Duquesne University Laid Off All but One English Adjuncts
Budget deal would cut popular crop insurance program
Governor Pat McCrory expected to sign immigration bill into law
Chicago approves Emanuel's city budget, property tax increase
Officer fired for 'unacceptable' force in removing South Carolina student
Seattle restaurant workers report 'serious problems' despite $15 wage law
Judge blocks Alabama from ending Planned Parenthood funding
US army blimp wreaks havoc after breaking free from military facility
When Johnny Cueto is great, so are the Royals. And Cueto was great

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