Monday, November 16, 2015

November 16 News Update

Something's in the water in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin
Trade in orcas has moved to Russia, China
Teen sues N. Carolina over greenhouse gas
An Oil-Soaked Globe as Production Keeps Climbing and Demand Falls *
How Wall Street Is Cashing In on Climate Catastrophe
Portland Passes Landmark Resolution Against Fossil Fuel Infrastructure
Oil trains are 'constant,' hazardous problem in Minneapolis
Majority favor UAW-Ford contract in early voting
UAW, GM restart talks to address skilled-trades workers' concerns
UAW and GM extend contract until Nov. 20
Auto Workers Say: Look Beyond the Bonuses

Students across US march over debt, free public college
Students Rise Nationwide to Demand Debt-Free Higher Ed

Miners sue South Africa's deputy president over 2012 strike
Report provides new insight into workplace struggles
Medicaid cuts hit hospitals serving the poor
Lawmakers back Senate cafe union drive
Alabama settles in DOJ in voter rights probe
U. of Illinois, Salaita settle over job loss
Amid Unrest in Missouri, University Picks Michael Middleton as Interim Chief *
Why Southwest’s pilots just rejected a 'massive' pay raise
Kohler workers reject offer, OK first union strike at company since 1983
Rosenblum Admits Oregon DOJ Conducted Surveillance on Black Lives Matter
Labor Union Slams Dismissal of 4 Air France Employees
Wal-Mart Uprising: The Battle for Labor Rights in China
Anti-government rally in Seoul turns violent
French rail crash: children were on board test train, says SNCF
Many Say High Deductibles Make Their Health Law Insurance All but Useless *
Ankle Monitors Weigh on Immigrant Mothers Released From Detention *
Japan Economy Contracts 0.8%, Returning to Recession *

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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