Labor and Climate News

A Labor Rights Statement of Support

Unions are often asked to support resolutions to protect the climate and the environment. Shouldn’t environmental and climate organizations be asked to pass comparable resolutions supporting worker rights? [Template Resolution Inside]

Transit Equity Day was a Success

On February 5th, campaigns across the country will be standing up for the rights of all people to high-quality public transportation powered by clean/renewable energy.

NYC Public Pension Funds Fossil Fuels Divestment Campaign

By Nancy Romer

[Nancy Romer is a union and climate justice activist, a co-founder of the Environmental Justice committee of her union PSC-CUNY (AFT local #2334), and on the steering committees of Divest NY and Peoples Climate March-NY.  She recently retired after 42 years of teaching at Brooklyn College, City University of New York and served on her union’s executive committee for nine years.]

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