LABOR & CLIMATE NEWS
On Thursday, February 27 thousands of Minneapolis cleaning workers walked off their jobs and struck their downtown commercial high-rises. Among their key demands was that their employers take action on climate change. It was one of the first if not the very first...
Tired of timing your handwashing with Happy Birthday? Try the above from the American Federation of Musicians.
The United States is now the epicenter of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As Congress acts swiftly to develop relief and recovery packages to address the crisis, we must make sure that they prioritize the health, wellbeing, and economic stability/security of all people, with no exceptions. Take action now. Contact Your Legislators: Support the 5 Principles of a #PeoplesBailout!
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Making Sense of Coronavirus in the Labor-Climate Movement
This is a time for solidarity. This is a time for sustainability. This is a time for the Green New Deal.
A time for solidarity: The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic must not become the occasion for a war of all against all. Blaming China, or immigrants, or the opposition party is a way to divide us just when we need to be united. Instead we need to reach out to each other and ensure that everyone—especially the most vulnerable—are fully protected. Remember: the life you save may be your own!
Did you know that on Sept. 20, 2019, more labor participated in a climate mobilization than ever before? The time to fight for immediate and bold climate action is now. But the needed economic transition will not take place without strong guarantees for worker...