Labor News

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Canada’s Yussuff: Unions need to be in forefront on climate change

The challenge for Canadian workers adapting to climate change is to be prepared to find new ways of doing business.

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Unions and allies stage sit-in at Paris climate talks

Unions and allies are staging a sit-in at COP 21 following the release of the Draft Paris Outcome. 

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COP 21: Unions sow the seeds of labor to yield green jobs

Labor leaders presented real plans and logical solutions for creating clean jobs that sustain the labor movement and reduce or eliminate harm to the environment.

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Dallas marchers stress climate and wage justice

On Black Friday, we marched from the City Place Target to the Uptown Walmart to add our voices and actions to the nationwide "Fight for $15!"

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Labor played big part in massive climate march

 "There are good potential union jobs in clean energy; there's no reason why it can't happen, we just have a lot of work to do."

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Unions call for National Infrastructure Bank

Rebuilding the U.S.' decaying infrastructure to also counteract climate change will produce good middle class jobs and grow the economy.

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As ice melts, geoengineering gets a less frosty reception

A leading sea ice expert has predicted the final disappearance of Arctic ice in the summer within four years.

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U.S. union members delivered jobs message in Copenhagen

Forty union members from the U.S. went to the climate change talks in Copenhagen to give world leaders the working class view on saving the planet.