Today is Labor Day in the United States. People all over the country are enjoying a day off with family or a cookout with friends. Let us not forget though, the organizers who fought for our labor rights, those that stood (and still stand) in the way of workers’ rights, and the fight that is still happening today. The government might call this a holiday, but Greens know this is simply another day in the fight for worker’s rights.Read more
Remembering Workers Lost and Demanding Stronger Workplace Safety Measures
On April 28th, International Workers Memorial Day, the Green Party of the United States honors the workers who have lost their lives on the job and the families they left behind. It is a day to reflect on the ongoing struggle for safer workplaces and the need to hold employers accountable for the safety and wellbeing of their workers.Read more
The Green Party joins the rail workers reform caucus, Railroad Workers United, in calling on Congress to instead use the opportunity to empower workers, including by adopting publicly-owned railways, paid family and sick leave for workers, and expanded union rights by passing the PRO Act as well funding the NLRB to ensure union rights are protected.
The Green Party of New York gubernatorial ticket is marking Labor Day with a call for an Economic Bill of Rights that includes a $20 minimum wage, a guaranteed income above poverty, state-level Medicare-for-All, affordable housing and child care, tuition-free public college, stronger union organizing rights, and a “just transition” for workers and communities displaced in the transition to 100% clean energy.Read more
Workers and Communities Unite
We honor Labor Day in support of union power and collective bargaining rights
Today, the struggle for labor and workers' rights is as relevant as ever.
It may have taken a global pandemic and decades of a two-party monopoly's corporate-serving policies but we are seeing a wave of emerging labor mobilization.Read more
The CTU, naturally, is taking a stand to help protect its members from contracting the Coronavirus, but in doing so it is also protecting the health and safety of the children in the public schools and their families. Although political leaders argue that schools are safe, they are ignoring certain salient points.Read more