AFL-CIO says Green New Deal would ’cause immediate harm to millions’

AFL-CIO says Green New Deal would ’cause immediate harm to millions’
Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO chief. FBN video

[Ed. – That’s pretty categorical.  Sucks to be a Democrat these days.]

Representatives of America’s largest organized-labor group predicted that the recently introduced Green New Deal resolution would bring “immediate harm” to millions of workers if enacted in a letter sent to the plan’s sponsors on Friday.

“We welcome the call for labor rights and dialogue with labor, but the Green New Deal resolution is far too short on specific solutions that speak to the jobs of our members and the critical sections of our economy,” reads the letter, which was signed by ten national labor unions on the AFL-CIO’s energy committee. “We will not accept proposals that could cause immediate harm to millions of our members and their families. We will not stand by and allow threats to our members’ jobs and their families’ standard of living go [sic] unanswered.”

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