Labor and Climate News
In “Twelve Reasons Labor Should Demand a Green New Deal,” LNS’s Jeremy Brecher and Joe Uehlein argue that labor unions should take this opportunity to embrace the proposal—and fight to make sure it’s a strong vehicle for advancing workers’ rights.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s draft proposal for a Green New Deal contains bold provisions for achieving 100 percent renewable energy, a federal jobs guarantee…
While current proposals for a Green New Deal align with workers’ interests, organized labor brings traditions and insights that can make them even more compelling.
The principles for a Green New Deal laid out by the youth Sunrise Movement call for a job guarantee program to assure a living wage job to every person who wants one. What is a “jobs guarantee program” and what does it have to do with protecting the climate?