Wolf proposes funneling cap-and-trade dollars to transition fossil fuel workers
Legislation now before the state House and Senate would distribute about one-third of RGGI revenues to the communities who lose fossil-fuel jobs, with the rest going to the state Clean Air Fund, which pays for pollution mediation projects, as well as environmental justice projects and administration costs.
Biden picks up key endorsement from Pa. Building Trades Council, which has opposed Wolf, Dems on fracking issues
With Biden, officials say "they'll have an ally in the White House who is committed to unions, protecting and supporting workers, and families across the nation."
Trade unions join the fight against Wolf’s interstate initiative to limit carbon emissions
Lawmakers opposed to Pennsylvania entering an interstate compact limiting carbon emissions have gained a valuable ally — building trade unions.
Wolf will allow bill that expands federal immigration work checks to become law
The Democratic governor called it a "a legitimate attempt to protect the legitimate rights of workers."
Unions, immigration advocates divided over expanding work status checks to construction industry
That divide is also manifesting itself in the General Assembly.