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We Need More Green-Collar Jobs

George Gresham | Posted 12.11.2016 | Green
George Gresham

We must also ensure that there are low-cost training and continuing education opportunities for workers to transition from the fossil fuel industry into good, green-collar union jobs. We need a just and fair transition so that working people, their families and communities are protected and supported as we move toward a clean energy economy.

People's Climate March: Working For A Better World

George Gresham | Posted 11.19.2014 | Green
George Gresham

Thousands of union members will link arms with environmental activists, to demand action from global leaders to reverse the effects of climate change. At first, that might seem strange -- the labor movement and environmentalists are not often characterized as natural allies.

Michael McLaughlin

The Must-Win Battlegrounds In NYC Mayor's Race | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 09.07.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Remember the battleground states where Democrats' and Republicans' hopes for the White House rose and fell during recent presidential elec...

Matt Sledge

Unions Stand Up For Occupy Wall Street Protestors | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.29.2011 | New York

New York City labor unions are preparing to back the unwieldy grassroots band occupying a park in Lower Manhattan, in a move that could mark a signifi...

Sam Stein

Patrick Gaspard: Obama's Glue Man | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When you ask former and current colleagues to describe Patrick Gaspard, the picture they paint is eerily universal. Barack Obama's political director...