Labor News


AFL-CIO head: Time to take green jobs seriously

CLEVELAND - At a town hall meeting on "Creating Green Jobs," AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka called for massive federal investment in clean energy industry and technology.


OSHA to publicly shame job safety violators

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration "will use not just our normal inspection system, but regulation by shaming" against notorious job safety and health violators.

America's Future NOW! panel calls for clean energy

"There is a clear link between clean energy and economic development," Ron Ruggiero, field director for the Apollo Alliance, told workshop participants here at the America's Future NOW! conference June 8.

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