Wednesday, November 11, 2015

November 11 News Update

CO2 levels hit record high for 30th year in a row: WMO
'Big agreement' unlikely at UN climate summit: Bill Clinton
Ocean will satisfy half of Chile copper miners' water needs by 2026
Melting Arctic ice cap could alter global thermostat
Naomi Klein’s new film: Capitalism versus Climate
State of oil train bridges prompts concern

Workers escalate campaign for higher wage, paid leave
Protesters rally for higher U.S. fast-food wages, union rights
US low-wage workers rally for union rights
The Fight for $15 Comes to the Republican Debate *
Cuomo to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 for All New York State Employees *
Downtown rallies end long day of StandUp KC protests

GM skilled trades workers want to renegotiate UAW deal
FedEx truck drivers based in Gardena threaten to strike through the holidays
Vast majority of Chicago teachers ready to strike
Medicare announces 'Part B' premiums for outpatient care
Ukraine Chooses Homophobia Over Europe
Half of California's undocumented immigrants are impoverished: study
Columbia racial tensions go beyond Missouri campus
British soldier arrested for 'Bloody Sunday'
Former German leader Helmut Schmidt dies
Millennials revitalizing organized labor
Despair, American Style *
Large Companies Game H-1B Visa Program, Costing the U.S. Jobs *
Supreme Court Hears Case for Tyson Foods Class-Action Lawsuit *
Missouri labor unions spend big to fend off ‘right to work’
Steel company is charged in worker’s death in Kansas City

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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