Friday, February 2, 2018

February 2 News Update

Labor and climate groups support Transit Equity Day

Air pollution: Black, Hispanic and poor students most at risk from toxins
Polar bears could become extinct faster than was feared
‘Silver bullet’ to suck CO2 from air and halt climate change ruled out
Coal chiefs mock reporter as critical West Virginia media voice goes bust
We can battle climate change without Washington DC

        Rev William Barber II stands outside the National Civil Rights
        Museum following a march by Fight for $15 supporters last year.
Fight for $15 movement plans fast-food workers' strike across south
AFSCME remembers deaths that sparked Memphis sanitation strike
Union Honors 50th Anniversary of Memphis Trash Workers' Deaths

NLRB Member Is Under Investigation for a Conflict of Interest
Toward a more perfect union
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and Wayne Kostroski
Never Forget Nagasaki
Argentina's Macri downgrades labor reforms after union pressure
NYC Union Families Nervous as Another Round of Contract Negotiations
Thousands Of UC Union Workers, Students Hold Protest Thursday
Indian workers clash with fashion bosses
Jeff Bezos adds billions to his fortune as Amazon reports profit surge
O Canada: national anthem to be gender neutral after senate vote
Catalan independence leaders to appeal to UN over 'unlawful imprisonment'
Teachers Protected by DACA Prepare for the Worst *
Why Pay Is Lagging in a Tight Job Market *
955 Workers Rescued from South Africa Gold Mine *

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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