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ElectrifyNY Press Statement on 2022 New York State Budget

We are encouraged by the adoption of a 2035 zero-emissions school bus fleet mandate in the state budget, but are concerned that transit and paratransit vehicle fleets are not yet addressed.  Transportation accounts for 28% of New York State’s greenhouse

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How transit workers can succeed in our transition to a green energy future

The bipartisan infrastructure law, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), included a major investment in zero-emission buses. Transit agencies will be further incentivized to switch to these buses and help transition to a lower-carbon, more sustainable future. But

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Providing Training for Zero Emission Buses: Recommended Expanded RFP Language

JMA released a report with The International Transportation Learning Center (ITLC) to assist public transit agencies in meeting the requirements in the bipartisan infrastructure bill to train workers in the operations and maintenance of zero emissions buses (ZEBs). In the

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Alabama Coalition for Community Benefits Supports Amazon Workers’ Unionization Drive

BIRMINGHAM, February 10, 2022 – The Alabama Coalition for Community Benefits is pleased that Amazon workers in Bessemer will get another chance to choose whether to unionize. The Coalition–made of labor, community, civil rights, faith, and environmental justice groups–encourages Amazon

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JMA recommendations in White House task force report

Our recommendation were included in the White House Task Force on Worker Organizing and Empowerment.

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October 26, 2021
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Virtual event to focus on labor rights in the South

An upcoming virtual event to feature Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin is to center on work in Alabama and across the South to build sport for labor rights, corporate and government accountability.

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October 23, 2021
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We must invest in a transportation transition — and workers

Transportation is the largest source of climate-disrupting pollution in the U.S. Fortunately, electric vehicle (EV) technology has progressed to the point where we can now start replacing tens of millions of fossil-fuel vehicles with EVs.

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California manufacturers hit new training milestones

Two electric bus manufacturers, Proterra and BYD, have made remarkable training milestones in the rush to prepare U.S. workers for California’s green economy future.

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The Voice of Alabama Politics, September 5, 2021
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The V – September 5, 2021 – Guest: Former State Rep. Patricia Todd

Jobs to Move America Southern Policy Manager Patricia Todd appears on The V to discuss our report on Alabama’s corporate tax giveaways.