AMWU, ETU and other unions push 'just transition' policies by forming new post-coal jobs alliance

Updated April 14 2021 - 11:28pm, first published November 3 2020 - 5:00am
UNLIKELY STEP: That's how AMWU official Cory Wright describes the joining of union and environmental groups to form the Hunter Jobs Alliance. With him from left are Tim Lang, Justin Page and Georgina Woods.
UNLIKELY STEP: That's how AMWU official Cory Wright describes the joining of union and environmental groups to form the Hunter Jobs Alliance. With him from left are Tim Lang, Justin Page and Georgina Woods.

EIGHT unions and five environmental groups have formed a new "jobs alliance" to counter the "failed 'jobs versus the environment' dynamic" they say is holding back the Hunter Region when it comes to energy policy and the "inevitable" transition to renewables.

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