Workers across Australia urged to join global protests for climate change action

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Workers across Australia are told to leave work early tomorrow and take part in global climate change strike Software giant Atlassian and superannuation funds urging staff to protest IFM Investors are allowing their 350 staff to take time off work for climate picket  Former Greens candidate Simon Sheikh is a business leader endorsing action His is closing the doors of Future Super and encouraging staff to join the rallies  Radical green group Extinction Rebellion is taking part in the demonstrations  Protesters from this group glued themselves to the street, stopped city traffic 

By Stephen Johnson For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 06:38 BST, 19 September 2019 | Updated: 07:57 BST, 19 September 2019




Workers across Australia are being urged to leave work early to take part in a global climate change protest - as schoolkids skip class.

Australian software giant Atlassian and superannuation funds are allowing their staff time off to attend a day of demonstrations.

They are joining political forces with radical, socialist green group Extinction Rebellion, whose protesters last month glued themselves to the street in Brisbane and blocked traffic.

Primary and high school students are also skipping classes as part of the Global # Climate Strike, with co-ordinated protests planned in every

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