Monday, May 9, 2016

May 9 News Update

Canada wildfire could double in size as evacuations continue
Alberta Oil Sands Producers Shut Most Power Generation Due to Wildfires *
How forest management helps lay the conditions for wildfires
A Canadian Boom Town Is Left in Ashes *

      Rees, mayor of Bristol, with Leader of the Labour Party Jeremy
      Corbyn (left)
Corbyn visited Bristol to congratulate Marvin Rees (right) on being elected mayor of Bristol. Photograph: Claire Hayhurst/PA Wire
Jeremy Corbyn faces Labour MPs as Sadiq Khan calls for new tone
Labour's Khan becomes first Muslim mayor of London
Sadiq Khan widens rift with Jeremy Corbyn over Labour's 'pick sides' strategy

May 2016 Chi students
Students, staff protest cuts at Chicago State

Minnesotans picket in solidarity with Verizon strikers

Greece: Workers Start 3-Day Nationwide Strike Against Austerity
Greek Police Fire Teargas at Demonstrators Outside Parliament *

SEIU Illinois files unfair labor claim on home-care work
Protests Threaten Trans-Atlantic Trade Deal
What Trump didn’t tell the coal miners
Treasury Department Rejects Plan to Cut Pension Benefits for Teamsters *
Trump calls for end to federal minimum wage
Guyana court orders talks with sugar worker unions
Can workplace strikes be revived?
Safety expert weighs implications of changing workplaces
Nabisco Workers Fight to Keep Bakery Open
Challenging a new government in Argentina
Transit workers support repair plan

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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