Sierra Club Stands with Workers

The Sierra Club has a long history of solidarity with the labor movement.  We work with labor because we can’t win alone; we need millions of working families to help us end climate disruption and build a clean energy economy that works for all. 

Partnership Between Labor and Environmental Movements

“Will Closer Partnership Between Labor and Greens Help Build Both Movements?” 

Transition from Fossil Fuels to Clean Energy

“FirstEnergy Fails Working Families in Southwest Pennsylvania,” 

Labor Program and Healthy Communities

"Sierra Club Applauds President Obama's Executive Order Protecting Workers' Rights," Sierra Club Press Release, July 31, 2014

Fight for a Just Democracy, Economy and Climate

Executive Director Michael Brune and Communications Workers of America President Larry Cohen, "Our Climate, Our Economy and Our Democracy

Labor Program and the Clean Power Plan

"The EPA's Clean Power Plan: A Chance to Get it Right for Workers, Communities and

Labor Program and the People's Climate March

Dean Hubbard on the Thom Hartmann show, on why massive labor participation in the People's Climate March signals a major turning point in the fights agains
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About our Labor program

Learn more about who we are, what we do, and who we work with.
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Workers, Communities and the Clean Energy Economy: Working Together for a Future that Works

In advance of the 2014 Good Jobs Green Jobs conference, the Sierra Club released a new report, titled “Workers, Communities,