Climate Movement to May Day Strikers: “We’ve Got Your Back”

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May 1st, International Workers Day, will see rallies, marches, and strikes around the country and the world

A sign seen at the 2006 May Day demonstrations. Monday’s actions are expected to match those from 2006 in magnitude. (Photo: AP)

Just as labor leaders are standing firmly behind this Saturday’s national climate mobilization, the environmental movement has declared its support for workers who plan to strike as part of Monday’s May Day demonstrations.

“We support workers who choose to walk off their jobs on May 1st because we know that the fight to protect land, water, air and soil is inseparable from the fight to protect the life and dignity of workers, migrants, and communities of color.”

—80 environmental and climate groups

May 1st, International Workers Day, will see rallies, marches, and strikes around the country and the world…

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