Articles by Labor Notes

VOICES: Making climate protection worker-friendly

July 2, 2010 - By Joe Uehlein, Labor Notes"There are no jobs on a dead planet." That's how one union leader answered those who say that unions should be concerned only about jobs, and leave the planet to someone else to take care of.Many unions and both labor federations hailed Barack Obama's bold talk about solving America's jobs crisis by putting millions of people to work in "green jobs" that would solve the climate crisis by