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The Teamsters have a new mission: Unionize Amazon workers

Wtop 25 Jun 2021
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the nation’s largest union is aiming to unionize Amazon workers ... Amazon fought hard against the union push at a warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama ... The organizing there was led by the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, which represents 100,000 workers at poultry plants and retailers, such as Macy’s and H&M.
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Supreme Court rules California farms can keep union organizers off private land

Finger Lakes Times 24 Jun 2021
It has come under attack in recent years by agribusinesses that called it a "union trespassing" rule that violates their property rights ... A few months later, union organizers entered a strawberry packing plant near the Oregon border and disrupted the work, according to Mike Fahner, owner of the Cedar Point Nursery.
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US tire firms harmed by Asian imports: probe

Taipei Times 24 Jun 2021
A woman sits at a bus stop outside a Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co plant in Shah Alam, Malaysia, on May 6 ... Last year, the commerce department opened investigations into vehicle tire imports from Taiwan, South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam in response to petitions filed by United Steelworkers (USW) representing workers at US tire plants.
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PPC on track to phase out 40% of targeted coal capacity

Ekathimerini 24 Jun 2021
... to have all its coal-powered plants switched off by 2025, earlier than an original target of 2028, to reduce carbon emissions under the country’s plan to help the European Union meet its climate change targets.
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Greece's Public Power on track to phase out 40% of targeted coal capacity by year-end

Reuters 24 Jun 2021
... country's biggest power utility, expects to have all its coal-powered plants switched off by 2025, earlier than an original target of 2028, to reduce carbon emissions under Greece's plan to help the European Union meet its climate change targets.
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VW’s Skoda Auto to temporarily halt production at Kvasiny, other plants -unions

Metro USA 24 Jun 2021
... plants due to parts shortage, trade unions at the carmaker said on Thursday.
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VW's Skoda Auto to temporarily halt production at Kvasiny, other plants -unions

Reuters 24 Jun 2021
... production at other plants due to parts shortage, trade unions at the carmaker said on Thursday.
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Teamsters aims to step up efforts to unionize Amazon workers

The Nashville Ledger 24 Jun 2021
Any attempt to unionize Amazon is likely to be an uphill battle ... The organizing in Bessemer was led by the New York-based Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, which represents 100,000 workers at poultry plants; cereal and soda bottling facilities; and retailers such as Macy's and H&M.
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High court backs businesses challenging California labor law

Springfield News-Sun 24 Jun 2021
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with California agriculture businesses that objected to a state regulation giving unions access to farm property in order to organize workers ... It's another potential setback for unions as a result of a high court decision ... The ruling is the latest hit to unions by the court under Roberts.
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Messenger-Inquirer 24 Jun 2021
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with California agriculture businesses that objected to a state regulation giving unions access to farm property in order to organize workers ... It’s another potential setback for unions as a result of a high court decision ... The ruling is the latest hit to unions by the court under Roberts.
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Locals disapprove Botanic Garden-adjacent towers, citing harm to plant life

Metro USA 24 Jun 2021
... to the garden’s plant life ... “Unfortunately, the developers have continued to pit affordable housing aims and union jobs against preservation of one of the city’s most cherished and historic collections of plants, a local college, a children’s playground, and other public spaces.”.
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A alleged corrupt mogul, while Venezuela goes dark, brightens his image abroad

Petroleum World 24 Jun 2021
- Alejandro Betancourt won power plant contracts worth $2 billion in Venezuela. - Many of those plants failed, and the deals sparked criminal probes ... Chronic blackouts darken regions where Derwick's 12 plants were meant to operate ... “This was an absolute failure,” Yunis Hernandez, a Sidor union leader, said of the two plants.
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Shyam Metalics lists at 24% premium over issue price

The Times of India 24 Jun 2021
The Kolkata-based long steel products and ferroalloy focused company sells intermediate and final products across the steel value chain catering to institutional and end-use customers through 42 distributors, brokers across 13 states and one union territory.
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USW Applauds ITC's Final Determination on PVLT Tires from Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam

Courier Express 23 Jun 2021
PITTSBURGH, June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --�The United Steelworkers (USW) union today welcomed the International Trade Commission's (ITC) final affirmative determination on dumped and subsidized passenger vehicle and light truck (PVLT) tires from Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam ... PVLT tire plants.
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US Supreme Court declines to review $16.5M California Superfund case

Jurist 23 Jun 2021
In the mid-1990s, the EPA discovered that a California-based waste recycling plant (owned by Omega Chemical Corp.) had mishandled toxic chemicals for over a decade ... In 2004 and 2005, OPOG sued some 100 other customers—including Union Pacific—that also sent hazardous waste to the Omega plant to help recoup the costs of cleanup.

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