Thursday, November 12, 2015

November 12 News Update

G20 spends $450B annually subsidizing fossil fuel industry

Politicized agency threatens Wisc. water
The vanishing lakes of Wisconsin’s central sands

Fight for 15
Fast food strikers declare debate win despite opposition of GOP hopefuls
TDU Members Stand Up to Fight for $15
How Ford will spend $9B on plants, secure 8,500 jobs
Ratification voting on UAW-Ford deal begins Thursday

Public services close in Greek general strike
Public services close in Greek general strike

Authorities: Worker dies after trench collapse
Fighting for Good Jobs for Black Workers
VW faces union chill over cutbacks
Putin's daughters and Russia's second-generation elite
Mo. lawmaker to block abortion dissertation
White supremacist sentenced to die in Kan.
Portugal govt ousted amid austerity backlash
Pension Movement Makes News at Republican Debate
Mayor Peduto executive order requires $15 minimum wage for city workers
Pittsburgh delegation traveling to Cuba
Privy council: Jeremy Corbyn did not kneel for the Queen
Utility Workers Union Files Unfair Labor Charges Against First Energy
Connecticut labor federation backs Israel boycott
As workers rally, Labor panel passes $15 wage minimum
ATU Moves to New Headquarters
Quebec public sector strikes: 9 regions hold walkouts today
Oil Tanker Traffic Jam Off Texas Is Viewed as Sign of Oversupply *

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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