News Release — United Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers of America Nov. 22, 2013 Vermont Contact: Kelly Mangan, Organizer Vermont Fair Food Campaign, 802-324-6560, [email protected] Massachusetts Contact: Peter Knowlton, President Northeast Region – United Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers of America (UE), 774-264-0110, [email protected] On Tuesday, Vermont Sodexo employees will be receiving support from Massachusetts-based […]
Health statistics are alarming. Our kids are getting overweight, they use nicotine products, and they might be the first generation in the United States that will live shorter lives than their parents.
The Vermont State Colleges has joined the University of Vermont in calling on food-service provider Sodexo to hold off on the implementation of changes in the way it classifies employees. In a letter to Sodexo issued Tuesday, VSC Chancellor Tim Donovan said the colleges could not approve Sodexo’s proposed changes in assessing the status of full-time […]
rally by students from the University of Vermont, under the banner of Student Climate Culture, culminated in a direct action in front of a concurrent Board of Trustees meeting.
Members of the student activist group Student Climate Culture, along with allies from VSTEP, Students Stand Up, protested the lack of student voice on the issue of fossil fuel divestment at the University of Vermont.
University of Vermont student activists and leaders are announcing the “Owning the New Economy Summit,” a day-long series of presentations, workshops, and discussions focusing on the need to re-imagine and re-design our economic system in the face of repeated financial and climate crises.
University of Vermont – Student Climate Culture staged a die-in outside President Sullivan’s office to highlight the deadly effects of climate change and environmental destruction associated with the extraction and burning of fossil fuels. Students stood silently in the hallway, then began “dying,” sinking to the ground one by one. The theatrical demonstration coincided with a meeting between President Sullivan and Student Climate Culture spokespeople Kerry Wilson and Dan Cmejla.