USW Members Urge Action on Clean Energy Jobs Bills


USW Members Urge Action on Clean Energy Jobs Bills

AFL-CIO – As the U.S. Senate prepares to consider clean energy legislation, a dozen United Steelworkers (USW) members are visiting Capitol Hill today to deliver letters urging senators from certain key states to vote for strong legislation that includes the investments needed to create and maintain good, middle-class manufacturing jobs in this country.

At a Capitol Hill press conference this morning, USW members announced that union members sent more than 100,000 letters to the Senate calling for comprehensive manufacturing policies that promote clean energy innovation and development. Dennis Barker, a USW member from Granite City, Ill., said:

Now is the time for the Senate to get moving on clean energy jobs legislation.

Wilma Buckley, a USW member from Collierville, Tenn., told reporters:

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