LABOR & CLIMATE NEWS

Labor in the Climate Emergency

Then, following up on the historic Climate Strikes in September, youth activists are calling for trade unionists and other adults to join an even more overwhelming action the week of Earth Day, April 22. You can learn about about these events from this newsletter—and...

Get on Board for Transit Equity Day—February 4

February 4, 2020 is Transit Equity Day when people in dozens of cities will demand public transportation systems that provide for the needs of everyone. February 4 was chosen for Transit Equity Day in honor of Rosa Parks, an iconic figure of the civil rights era,...

Transit Equity Day Organizers

Transportation is the leading cause of greenhouse gas emissions in this country and gasoline-powered vehicles also emit harmful pollutants that disproportionately affect already overburdened communities. At the same time, our public transportation system is in need of...

Mark your Calendars Earth Day Climate Strikes Ahead!

By Lauren Burke Last September, an estimated 7.6 million people joined the global climate strike, making it the largest demonstration against climate change in the world’s history. In the U.S., over 39 trade union bodies engaged in the climate strike: passing...