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Building an Equitable, Diverse, & Unionized Clean Energy Economy: What We Can Learn from Apprenticeship Readiness

Building an Equitable, Diverse, & Unionized Clean Energy Economy: What We Can Learn from Apprenticeship Readiness Report
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Building an Equitable, Diverse, & Unionized Clean Energy Economy: What We Can Learn from Apprenticeship Readiness

New York at Work 2023: Tracking 2022 Inflation Reduction Act Manufacturing Investments

Designed as a resource for policymakers and the public, the ILR School’s annual New York at Work report examines jobs and other issues impacting communities and individuals across the state.
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New York at Work 2023: Tracking 2022 Inflation Reduction Act Manufacturing Investments

Washington State Climate Jobs Report Released

The Evergreen State has positioned itself as a climate leader in America, but a new report from the ILR Climate Jobs Institute reveals there is much more to be done to ensure that its climate investments maximize high-quality job creation, equity and economic development.
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Washington State Climate Jobs Report Released

New report from Cornell’s Labor Leading on Climate team in collaboration with others provides a workers inquiry on how to decarbonize and diversify defense in the United States and the United Kingdom

Cornell's Labor Leading on Climate research team partners with other researchers at the University of Glasgow, California State University - Dominguez Hills, University of Bristol to explore, “How can we transition the defense sector towards environmental sustainability in the US and UK?”
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New report from Cornell’s Labor Leading on Climate team in collaboration with others provides a workers inquiry on how to decarbonize and diversify defense in the United States and the United Kingdom

New York at Work 2022 Published

Research-based data and policy analysis on a range of issues impacting New York’s workers, unions and employers are the focus of the ILR School’s second annual Labor Day report.
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New York at Work 2022 Published

New Report from Cornell's Labor Leading on Climate Provides Roadmap to Exceed NYC Climate Goals, Create Over 1 Million Jobs

A new report released today by Cornell's Labor Leading on Climate in collaboration with the Climate Jobs NY coalition outlines a comprehensive climate jobs action plan for NYC to fight the climate crisis, make NYC safer and address racial and economic inequity by investing in a pro-worker renewable energy transition.
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New Report from Cornell's Labor Leading on Climate Provides Roadmap to Exceed NYC Climate Goals, Create Over 1 Million Jobs

A New Report from The Worker Institute Outlines a Climate Jobs Agenda for Maine

A new report released today by climate and labor experts at Cornell University examines the intersecting crises and then offers a series of “climate jobs” recommendations for Maine.
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A New Report from The Worker Institute Outlines a Climate Jobs Agenda for Maine

A New Report from The Worker Institute and Climate Jobs NY Outlines a Climate Jobs Agenda for New York City Communities

— A new report released today by climate and labor experts at Cornell University in collaboration with Climate Jobs NY examines the impact of climate breakdown and the pandemic on NYC workers and frontline communities.
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A New Report from The Worker Institute and Climate Jobs NY Outlines a Climate Jobs Agenda for New York City Communities

New Report Details how Rhode Island Can Create a Clean-Energy, Worker-Centered Economy

A new report released today by climate and labor experts at Cornell University in collaboration with the Climate Jobs Rhode Island Coalition outlines a comprehensive climate jobs action plan to put Rhode Island on the path to building an equitable and resilient clean-energy economy.
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New Report Details how Rhode Island Can Create a Clean-Energy, Worker-Centered Economy

Combatting Climate Change, Reversing Inequality: A Climate Jobs Program for Texas

The Worker Institute’s Labor Leading on Climate launches report that examines the crises of inequality and climate change in Texas and makes a series of “climate jobs” recommendations that can help Texas simultaneously combat climate change, create high-quality jobs, and build more equitable and resilient communities.
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Combatting Climate Change, Reversing Inequality: A Climate Jobs Program for Texas

Labor in the Time of Trump

This chapter outlines approaches to three major tensions that must be addressed to build a pro-­ union climate movement.
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Labor in the Time of Trump

Transitioning to a 21st Century Energy System

A Workforce – Focused White Paper on Just Transition from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers of New York State
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Transitioning to a 21st Century Energy System

Reversing Inequality, Combatting Climate Change

In 2017 the Worker Institute at Cornell University’s ILR School published the report, “Reversing Inequality, Combatting Climate Change: A Climate Jobs Program for New York State."
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Reversing Inequality, Combatting Climate Change

Climate Jobs Program

“A Climate Jobs Program for New York State: Reversing Inequality, Combating Climate Change” recommends job creation and economic development strategies to drastically reduce greenhouse gas pollution and confront the climate crisis.
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Climate Jobs Program