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If Our Oil Jobs Are Ending, We Need Safety Nets and Good Replacement Work

>> Read op-ed in LA TImes

In the wake of the climate change impacts on California, Norman Rogers, member of United Steelworkers Local 675, addresses the need for a "just transition" for workers moving from fossil fuel to clean energy jobs. He argues that, "We can create good new jobs for fossil fuel workers and others by investing in California’s climate goals." Rogers continues, "USW Local 675 was one of 20 unions, including three fossil fuel unions, that endorsed the California Climate Jobs Plan, a study published in June and led by economist Robert Pollin." 

Read "A Program for Economic Recovery and Clean Energy Transition for California" by Robert Pollin, Jeannette Wicks-Lim, Shouvik Chakraborty, Caitlin Kline, and Gregor Semieniuk.

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