Friday, January 22, 2016

January 22 News Update

While Global Temperatures Rise, the Poor Burn Faster
Monsanto sues to keep herbicide off California list of carcinogens
Court rules Clean Power Plan may proceed
EPA official resigns over Flint water crisis
Bolivia's second-largest lake dries up and may be gone forever
How Elites Contained the Climate Justice Movement
A Question of Environmental Racism in Flint *
Court Rejects a Bid to Block Coal Plant Regulations *

Philly Teachers Go For It
Staff union ratifies new labor deal with SEIU Local 1000
Carnival Industry Depends on Mexican Laborers Paid Below Minimum Wage
Protect Female Farmworkers *
Twin Cities Labor Chorus Serenades San Francisco
Mass Layoff for Condos: Not Sweet, Really Low
NLRB: Walmart 2013 strikes were lawful
Better nursing-staffing equals lower mortality
Glory days of Chinese steel leave behind abandoned mills and broken lives
Secret Russian arms donation to Fiji raises concerns of bid for Pacific influence
Buffalo Bills make Kathryn Smith NFL's first full-time female coach
HCA appeals order that it pay $434 million to KC foundation
Locked-out Goodwill workers wake up without paycheques
Greek Farmers Temporarily Block Highways to Protest Reforms *
Batteries on Transit System Power More Than Just the Trains *

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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