LABOR & CLIMATE NEWS
LNS joined Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace USA, Oil Change International, and other environmental groups to express their solidarity with United Autoworkers members striking at General Motors.
This week, Service Employees (SEIU) President Mary Kay Henry sent local SEIU leaders this message: When the SEIU Executive Board voted on a resolution supporting the Green New Deal, we said that we would join with the climate and environmental justice movement in...
A thousand Amazon employees have signed a form pledging to walk out on September 20 in support of youth climate strikers. According to this article in Vox, an informational letter to Amazon workers from Amazon Employees for Climate Justice said, “We need bold, immediate climate action.” As a large global company, “we must demonstrate real climate leadership.”
Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers, has released a statement that shows teachers’ support for their climate-striking students.