Thursday, August 31, 2017

August 31 News Update

Harvey Didn’t Come Out of the Blue
'Grim Preview' of Pain Caused by Trump’s Climate Denial
Harvey Triggers 'Unbearable' Pollution
Oil refineries shut down as Harvey floods fuel contamination fears
In an era of unwelcome climate records Hurricane Harvey won't be the last
Port Arthur Faces Harvey Flooding Disaster *
A Storm Forces Houston, the Limitless City, to Consider Its Limits *
Harvey Victims Face Hurdles, and Maybe Bills, in Getting Aid *
South Asia floods: 1,200 death toll will rise as Mumbai building collapses
Canadian Town, Isolated After Losing Rail Link, ‘Feels Held Hostage’ *

Labor Day actions planned to support $15 wage, paid leave

San Diego County's biggest union announces strike date
7,300 Riverside County workers announces strike plans
Labor Movie Night presents 'Plutocracy: Political Repression in the USA'
Concession Fatigue in Connecticut
White House stops plan for companies to report pay by race and gender
Federal Judge Blocks Texas’ Ban on ‘Sanctuary Cities’ *   
Why All Americans Need Strong Labor Unions
Airline contractors at PHL agree to bargain with passenger service workers
Labor Union Approval Best Since 2003, at 61%
Without unions, our middle class is vanishing
How to Get Rich in Trump’s Washington *
At Starbucks, maternity leave depends on whether you're a barista or a boss
Rightwing alliance plots assault to 'defund and defang' America's unions

Stories from the New York Times will be followed with a *. The Times pay wall polic
y allows free access to only about ten articles a month.

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