The founding ‘mandate’ of Extinction Rebellion Trade Unionists includes the following ideas:
-Promote XR members to join a union.
-Promote concerns about the climate crisis and XR within our trade unions and the trade union movement.
-To ensure that the withdrawal from fossil fuels includes a just transition for workers.
-Lobby for XR actions to include consultation, and link actions with trade unions,
-To support trade union and workers strikes.
-Promote strike action as an effective form of NVDA, in the fight for climate justice.
Information from article by Anti Capitalist Resistance.
Please contact Carol Mills if you would like to find out more about XRTU and Eastbourne XRTU.