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Simple enough – cut emissions and transform jobs

The transition to a low-carbon economy must guarantee employment and result in the development of new, decent jobs, global industrial unions have said. An October climate change meeting convened by global unions ICEM and IMF – the union federations representing most of the world’s unionised workers in the traditional metal, chemicals, mining and manufacturing jobs […]
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Global: Unions call for a ‘decent’ green economy

With only three months left to achieve a deal to fight climate change at the Copenhagen climate summit, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has launched a new website on climate change and set out its key policy demands. The global union body wants to ensure that an “ambitious” climate change agreement is strengthened by […]
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USA: Greening America with good jobs

Unions and environmental groups launched a campaign on August 19, highlighting the benefits to American workers and businesses of transitioning to a clean energy economy that will create millions of jobs. The ‘Made in America’ Jobs Tour started in Ohio on August 20, the first of 50 stops across 22 states organised by the Alliance […]
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