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Green jobs aren’t just for white men

Efforts in the US to see that women and people of colour also benefit from the green jobs bonanza appear to be bearing fruit. A report in Working In These Times notes: “‘Green jobs’ has become the latest buzz-word, with stimulus monies pouring into green job creation programmes around the country. There is a window of […]
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So, where’s the green jobs gender agenda?

There’s nothing green about inequality, unions and social justice campaigners have argued. And a new union report advances the idea, warning that gender equality, commonly an afterthought in employment and work quality policy discussions, needs to be front and centre in the green jobs debate. Women workers and green jobs: employment, equity and equality, published in draft […]
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