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Labor Leading Climate
Report Tracks NYS Policy Issues
Beginning in 2022, report will be published on Labor Day.
A Just Transition? On Brooklyn's Waterfront, Oil Companies and Community Activists Join Together to Create an Offshore Wind Proj
New York requires that all major renewable energy developments meet prevailing wage agreements and local or national procurement guidelines that encourage domestic manufacturing. But Lara Skinner, director of the Labor Leading on Climate Initiative at the Worker Institute, says other states are far behind.
Offshore wind is the exciting growth area for technology and jobs. According to Lara Skinner, director of the labor leading on climate initiative, while unions are connected to the installation of wind turbines, there is room for tremendous growth in manufacturing and assembly as well.