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Workforce Equity Programs

Jobs to Move America is working across the country to develop apprenticeship programs and job pipelines that will ensure people who have historically been denied access to manufacturing careers have the necessary skills to obtain good, family-sustaining manufacturing jobs.

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Next City, February 21, 2013
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In bid for new buses, LA demands American-made

This strategy for directly linking job creation to transportation procurement comes at an opportune time given all the recent attention on infrastructure investment and bringing manufacturing jobs to U.S. soil after decades of outsourcing.

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Public Transit Procurement: A National Initiative to Promote Economic Prosperity and to Unite Communities, Workers and Business

This paper describes a national initiative to increase the quantity and improve the quality of U.S. manufacturing jobs related to the production of rail cars, clean buses and component parts used to operate public transit in the United States.

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LA Times, May 29, 2012
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LA’s lost opportunity for job creation

Public officials charged with expending precious tax dollars on equipment need to select companies that manufacture their products in the United States.

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Program Area:
National

Reviving the U.S. Rail and Transit Industry

This 2010 report examines the job creation potential of increased federal investment in rail and transit.

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Program Area:
National

U.S. Manufacture of Rail Vehicles for Intercity Passenger Rail and Urban Transit

This report determines the manufacturing potential of increased investment in passenger and transit rail by mapping the U.S. supply chain for six rail types.