Tuesday, March 8, 2016

March 8 News Update

Obama administration pays out $500m to climate change project
EDF's Hinkley Point nuclear nightmare adds to company's woes
EU open to increasing 2030 carbon target, says top climate negotiator
Climate deadline looms for African food crops
Energy East pipeline: Quebec hearings get off to raucous start
Nunavut reverses position on protection of caribou habitat
Oklahoma Puts Limits on Oil and Gas Wells to Fight Quakes *

D.C. streetcar workers vote to join Metro union

Twin Cities janitors win big at the bargaining table

Proposal would provide paid family and medical leave for all

International labor union kicks off ad campaign against TPP
Cost of providing pensions increasing for private sector
More than 2,000 union members set to return to work at ATI
Wayne State digitizes Detroit newspaper strike journal
Santos volume up, but labor strife looms as jobs are cut
Oregon Legislature Approves Unemployment Extension for Locked-Out Workers
More than 1,700 RNs to Strike in Los Angeles Next Week
15 Now Withdraws Oregon Ballot Measure
Women's wage gap getting wider in Canada, new report indicates
Windsor considers contracting out caretaker services
Strike by West Bank Teachers Gains Momentum, Challenging Government *
Mexico’s Leader Likens Donald Trump’s Tone to Hitler and Mussolini’s *
Prayer Dispute Between Somalis and Plant Reshapes a Colorado Town, Again *

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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