Monday, January 4, 2016

January 4 News Update

Climate Chaos, Across the Map *
Political will, not wealth, key to real improvements in energy efficiency
Ground zero of climate change
California gas leak forces relocation of thousands since October
Over 100,000 flee flooding in Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
Wildfire burns 1,200 acres outside Los Angeles, closes highway
British Army Is Deployed as Flooding Submerges Northern England *
Countries Rush for Upper Hand in Antarctica *
After Paris: Unify Fights Against Austerity and Climate Change

Jeremy Corbyn speaking at a rally.
What We've Achieved So Far

How Kohler employees' united front won new contract and 'livable wages'
Steelworkers, U.S. Steel reach tentative contract agreement
Oregon ranchers' fight with feds sparks militias' interest
ATI lockout of Steelworkers illegal, labor relations board says
Strikes at Amazon German Warehouses Up to Christmas *
Fair contract, racial equity top janitors’ campaign
2015 Year in Review: Grassroots Resistance Points the Way Forward
New year will be uncertain for many Iron Range families
UAW files unfair labor charges against Deere
How Free Agency Changed the Course of Baseball’s Labor History
Judge stops Missouri from revoking abortion license
Richest in U.S. Shape Private Tax System to Save Billions *
Unions laud delay in ‘Cadillac tax’ on health plans
31,000 Louisianan job seekers set to lose food stamp benefits
2015: The Year in Charts *
Rail Industry Again Given More Time to Install Safety System *
The Next Big Voting-Rights Fight *
Labor Briefing
Minimum wage rises in 14 states
Cuomo to Lift Minimum Wage for Workers at New York Universities *

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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