Time for Turbines!

Time for Turbines!

According to a recent Op-Ed in the New Jersey Star-Ledger, wind energy is going to mean union jobs. The Op-Ed, “Steelworkers and Windmills–Perfect Together,” co-authored by Del Vitale, Director of District 4 for the United Steelworkers and Debra Coyle McFadden,...
New York City Pension Funds Ditching Fossil Fuels

New York City Pension Funds Ditching Fossil Fuels

New York City’s largest pension funds have voted to divest from companies related to fossil fuels. The $4 billion divestment is one of the largest in the country and the first time a major city has committed to complete divestment of fossil fuel holdings. Union...
Climate Justice + Organized Labor

Climate Justice + Organized Labor

In case you missed the February 11, 2021 webinar “Climate Justice + Labor Organizing,” hosted by Saren Glenn Vincent of the Power Shift Network, you can watch it here. Featuring Labor Network for Sustainability Young Worker Project Organizer Joshua Dedmond...
Walmart Day of Action

Walmart Day of Action

In February, the International Union of Electronic Workers – Communications Workers of America (IUE-CWA) held actions at Walmart locations around the U.S. to save jobs for workers who manufacture LED light bulbs produced by Walmart, who recently announced plans...
The Great Depression and the Coronavirus Depression

The Great Depression and the Coronavirus Depression

By Jeremy Brecher, LNS Research and Policy Director Listen to the audio version >> The fate of Biden’s “Build Back Better” proposals–and of hard-hit working people throughout the country–may depend not just on officeholders in Washington but on the action of...