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Ex-SF City Hall bigwigs sign on with Uber

Ex-SF City Hall bigwigs sign on with Uber
http://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/Ex-SF-City-Hall-bigwigs-sign-...

By Matier & RossAugust 2, 2017
<920x1240.jpg>Photo: Gene J. Puskar, Associated PressA self-driving Uber sits ready to take journalists for a ride during a media preview in Pittsburgh.

West Coast Longshore Workers Approve Contract Extension to 2022 By 67%

West Coast Longshore Workers Approve Contract Extension to 2022 By 67%
https://www.apparelnews.net/news/2017/jul/28/west-coast-longshore-worker...

By Deborah Belgum | Friday, July 28, 2017

It looks like it will be all quiet on the waterfront for the next couple of years.

US Airline Bosses For Greater Profits Push Shrinking Seats Threatening Health and Safety

US Airline Bosses For Greater Profits Push Shrinking Seats Threatening Health and Safety
'Incredible shrinking airline seat': US court says seat size a safety issue
https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/jul/29/incredible-shrinking-ai...

Strike in the port of Koper

Strike in the port of Koper
http://libcom.org/blog/strike-port-koper-24072016

Report on strike in the port of Koper, Slovenia in summer 2016, which affected the supply chain in central Europe - published originally in German in issue no.100 of Wildcat.

Senator Backed by Rail Companies Introduces New Bill That Would De-Regulate Rail Industry

Senator Backed by Rail Companies Introduces New Bill That Would De-Regulate Rail Industry
Now, with over 100 years of history showing the rail industry's refusal to implement safety measures until enough people have died, the industry is again pushing to regulate itself in order to avoid proven safety technologies for the sake of “keep[ing] more of their profits.” Congress and the anti-regulatory officials now in the Trump administration are working hard to allow this to happen.

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