“Equating a bailout for Big Oil with basic protections for nurses and healthcare workers in a pandemic is completely egregious,” said Rees of Hoyer’s comments.
In a letter sent today to the U.S. House of Representatives, more than 60 environmental groups called on the chamber to pass the Protect the Right to Organize Act to strengthen labor protections.
A coalition of environmental organizations today sent a letter to Mary Barra, Chief Executive Officer of General Motors, expressing solidarity with the nearly 50,000 autoworkers striking against the corporation and urging a fair contract for the workers.
Oil Change International and Platform express their solidarity with striking workers on platforms in the North Sea operated by French oil giant Total.
Yesterday, after a failure in new contract negotiations initiated this month by a group of major oil companies, the United Steelworkers announced a work stoppage at nine refineries, the largest refinery strike in nearly 35 years.