Thursday, July 6, 2017

July 6 News Update

Climate protests ahead of the G20 in Hamburg
Trump 'proud' of leaving Paris climate deal

E.P.A. Bid to Roll Back Restrictions on Methane Is Blocked *
Trump's alarming environmental rollback: what's been scrapped so far
Russia begins cleaning up the Soviets' top-secret nuclear waste dump
Volvo, Betting on Electric, Moves to Phase Out Conventional Engines*
Impending Antarctic iceberg is the size of Delaware

Minimum Wage Increases Take Effect in Major Cities
Minimum Wage Tracker
Analysis of Seattle minimum wage increase fundamentally flawed

America's broken healthcare system – in one simple chart
Single-payer got close so the Democrats killed it

Porters and cleaners strike against SERCO
These bank workers will strike for first time in 50 years
BA cabin crew call two-week strike in July over pay dispute
Weakened British PM ditches fox hunting vote promise

‘Surgical’ Strike in North Korea Could Swiftly Turn to Carnage *
Cannery workers reach contract agreement, end strike
Bangladesh garment factory blast raises fresh concerns over workers' safety
Allentown coated metal workers approve new labor contract
Appeals court rules in favor of Jimmy John's franchisee
Black GE worker left lasting legacy
Al-Jazeera, insurgent TV station that divides the Arab world, faces closure
What's more important than a state budget to Rauner? Killing unions.
She took on Tesla for discrimination. Now others are speaking up.
Robot allowed into US for competition, but no visa for Afghan girls who made it
NY Times employees walk out to demand respect and save jobs
After Years of Growth, Automakers Are Cutting U.S. Jobs *
Shortage of skilled workers squeezing Twin Cities builders
Two unfair labor practice charges against Ithaca College withdrawn
Unions weigh in on Trump’s plans to change NAFTA
The G-20 in an Unjust World
As U.S. Growth Forecasts Fade, So Do Hopes of ‘Trump Bump’ *

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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