Wednesday, September 20, 2017

September 20 News Update


Where is Hurricane Maria heading? Mapping the path of destruction
Puerto Rico braces itself for 'worst atmospheric event in a century'
As Hurricane Maria Nears, Puerto Rico Braces for Direct Hit *
Maria Does ‘Mind-Boggling’ Damage to Island of Dominica *
Chemical Industry Ally Faces Critics in Bid for Top E.P.A. Post *

Union officials accuse Bath Iron Works of unfair labor practices
Induction of union-busting Reagan into Labor’s Hall of Honor shocks union
NMB nominees and labor talks advance
Rally for Striking Spectrum Workers Draws Crowd in NYC
Trump Stacks Labor Department with Friends of Big Business
Pension workers strike for their pensions
NLRB Ditches Effort To Expand Weingarten Rights to Non-Union Workplaces
Documentary to chronicle CTUL worker center
310,567 Signatures Block 'Right to Work' in Missouri
How the UAW lost at Nissan
Workers’ Comp is a Right!
Three Democratic congressmen arrested at Trump tower Daca protests
Annotated guide to Donald Trump's UN speech
Labour NEC paves way for potential leftwing leadership candidates
A victory against casualisation at London University
Autobahn row hits German election: 'we're selling it off like a second-hand car'
When Will Black Lives Matter in St. Louis? *
Undercover With the Alt-Right *
G.O.P. Leaders Defy Bipartisan Calls to Reject Health Bill *
Senate Republicans Embrace Plan for $1.5 Trillion Tax Cut *
Before Wisconsin, Foxconn Vowed Big Spending in Brazil. Few Jobs Have Come. *


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Monday, September 18, 2017

September 18 Week In Review Now Online

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September 18 News Update



Herwig G. Schutzler (relief map) New York Times
As Wildfires Burn in West, Ash Rides Wind High Across U.S. *
This Season, Western Wildfires Are Close By and Running Free *
British Press Watchdog Says Climate Change Article Was Faulty *
How Hurricane Harvey Is Affecting Houston’s Restaurant Employees
Disney unions ask theme park to pay lost wages after Hurricane Irma
California Lawmakers Fail to Approve 100 Percent Renewable Energy Goal
Trump Administration Moves to Open Arctic Refuge to Drilling Studies *
The E.P.A. Is Being Used to Prop Up Big Coal *

West Virginia's Top Court Clears 'Right-to-Work' Law
Trump group wages war on the right to vote
Union pickets over contract dispute at Hilton Albany Hotel
How Big Business Got Brazil Hooked on Junk Food *
Bump in U.S. Incomes Doesn’t Erase 50 Years of Pain *
Buried Inside Bernie Sanders’s Bill: A Fallback Plan *
Kaiser Permanente IT workers to stage protest    
From 'Labor for Bernie' To 'Labor for Our Revolution'
A Brief History of Union-Run Media in Chicago
Iowa City rally highlights setbacks to immigrants and workers
Teachers union sues Florida
Union says Northwestern won't bargain, is violating labor laws
Faculty unionization on the rise in Minnesota
ILO calls for global action on workplace injuries


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Friday, September 15, 2017

September 15 News Update



Irma lands a heavy blow on Puerto Rico
Red list: ash trees and antelopes on the brink of extinction
US people of color more likely to be exposed to pollution than white people
EU report on weedkiller safety copied text from Monsanto study
Broken by Storm, St. Martin Faces Starting From Zero *
Floating Tar, Dead Fish: Oil Spill Threatens Greek Beaches *
Harrowing Storms May Move Climate Debate, if Not G.O.P. Leaders *


Harvard Hopes Trump Will Help It Undermine Unions

IBEW Union Workers Challenge the Spectrum of Corporate Greed
NSA’s Cyberwarfare Blowback
Not a duel, but a duet
Main Czech trade union calls for bigger pay hikes as economy soars
Union Fights Hartford's Layoff Of Tree Trimmers
A salute to American labor unions
Union Power Is Putting Pressure on Silicon Valley
Iowa workers and activists continue to fight for higher wages
Labor’s Southern Strategy
When the teachers turned Chicago union red
Google 'segregates' women into lower-paying jobs, lawsuit says
Poor diet is a factor in one in five deaths, global disease study reveals
Connections, community and cute-ass cats: in praise of real-life bodegas
Unions call for 3.9% pay rise plus £800 for a million NHS staff
New Scrutiny for Nursing Homes After 8 Die in Florida *
Harvard Dean Revokes Fellowship for Chelsea Manning *
Grenfell Fire Inquiry Opens Amid ‘Sense of Anger and Betrayal’ *
Subway Commute Snared by Debris, Switch Problem and Power Malfunction *


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