LABOR & CLIMATE NEWS
This is an excerpt from an article that first appeared in the January/February 2020 edition of American Postal Worker magazine.
An article in The Guardian blows the whistle on the little-recognized threat of climate change to workers. In 2018, 60 workers died due to temperature extremes, according to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data on workplace fatalities.
Workers who see the recent gyrations and crashes in coal, oil, and gas stocks may wonder what it all means for their pension funds.
An LNS organizational member, Railroad Workers United, held a Steering Committee meeting in June, where members adopted a Resolution on Essential Workers.