Friday, January 15, 2016

January 15 News Update

We will observe the Martin Luther King holiday Monday. Next news update will be Tuesday, January 19

A Terrifying Jump in Global Temperatures
Historic Test for Climate Defenders Dealt Legal Blow
January hurricane forms in Atlantic for first time since 1938
SoCalGas understated health risk of massive natural gas leak, data shows
Coal leases on federal lands facing review
Environmental activists pleased with new greenhouse gas rules
In Climate Move, Obama to Halt New Coal Mining Leases on Public Lands *
Some Cars by Renault and Other Makers Fail French Air-Quality Emissions Tests *

Nurses to pursue wage-only negotiations
Planned Parenthood sues group over videos
Nurses Union Warns Alvarado Hospital Suffers High Turnover Rate
Kansas governor orders Planned Parenthood funding cut
Boeing, engineers union reach tentative six-year labor deal
Proposed laws could change lives of D.C.’s hourly workers
Some W.Va. workers angry about Right to Work legislation  
Rotterdam Dockers Strike – A Test Case for Europe?
Requiem for a News Channel
Footage of 2013 police shooting of Chicago teenager released
Flint activists rally over water crisis
China's Haier Buying GE Appliance Unit for $5.4 Billion *

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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