Monday, July 30, 2012

July 30 News Update

Each Monday-Friday, by 9AM Central, we’ll post links to news stories and analytical articles of interest to working people. Sometimes they will be accompanied by editorial commentary. 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.

Delta to shut down Comair
Union leaders hopeful after meeting with Roy Roberts on Detroit Public Schools
Do You Eat Ethically? Take a Peek 'Behind the Kitchen Door'

Letter Carriers president calls for crusade to save Postal Service

Feds to inspect Enbridge's Edmonton control room

TTC on track to hire 500 operators
China project axed after protest

US economic growth slows
Greenland's ice sheet melt: a sensational picture of a blunt fact
In U.S. Agency, Drillers in Utah Have a Friend
Thelma Glass, Who Helped Organize Alabama Bus Boycott, Dies at 96
Lettire Construction Agrees to Pay Back Wages for Workers
Tulsa AA unions angered by 'ghost' ad on contract

Fight Over Immigrant Firings
Labor Board to Review Hospital Union Dispute

ConAgra Lamb Weston workers vote for union

Union, owner working to reach new labor deal

American Eagle workers to vote on contract offer

Con Edison union members get details on contract, could vote late next week

Long journey to line jobs at automakers

U.S. agency investigating Enbridge oil spill

Doctor Shortage Likely to Worsen With Health Law
India blackout leaves 370 million without power

Ocean Acidity Rivals Climate Change As Environmental Threat

Miami imposes 'financial urgency' in union bargaining

Enbridge oil spill worries B.C. pipeline critics

Radical environmentalism on the rise, RCMP report says

Protests greet eastern premiers' meeting with U.S. governors

300 protest EI changes at Saint-Quentin, N.B. rally

Manning lawyers focus on conditions
Climate study converts sceptics