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On Anniversary of Roe, Freedom for Workers Means Reproductive Rights

January 22 marks what would have been the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade—if not for the Supreme Court overturning the ruling in June, striking down the constitutional right to abortion care.  As an economic justice organization, Jobs to Move

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U.S. Department of Labor Women’s Bureau, Jobs to Move America Announce New Pathways into Good Jobs in Manufacturing

BIRMINGHAM, July 27, 2022 – Jobs to Move America (JMA) and the Department of Labor (DOL) hosted an event with the DOL Women’s Bureau National Director Wendy Chun-Hoon who explored upcoming opportunities and benefits for women to make inroads into

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Manufacturing Jobs for Women event

Para español: On July 27th, Jobs to Move America (JMA) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) will host an event with the DOL Women’s Bureau National Director Wendy Chun-Hoon in Birmingham to discuss the benefits for women of new

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JMA Staff Reflects on the Overturning of Roe v. Wade

June was supposed to be a month of commemorating struggles for freedom with Juneteenth and Pride. But then on the last Friday of the month, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, which dialed back freedoms for women and

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October 13, 2021
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Game Changer Award awarded to Birmingham native Erica Iheme

The inaugural Game Changer Award from the National Women Innovating Labor Leadership (WILL) Empower program was awarded last Friday to Erica Iheme, the southern director at Jobs to Move America.

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JMA Southern Director Erica Iheme Wins Prestigious Game Changer Award

Erica Iheme, Southern Director at Jobs to Move America (JMA), has won the inaugural Game Changer Award by Women Innovating Labor Leadership (WILL) Empower, a group dedicated to training and nurturing the next generation of women labor leaders. 

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This Labor Day, thank workers by supporting the PRO Act

Labor Day is a day that celebrates workers in the U.S., and that’s more important this year than ever. Due to the ongoing pandemic, hundreds of thousands of workers have lost their jobs.

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Two women’s visions of diversity, equity, and inclusion in infrastructure

Listen to this podcast with two social justice leaders about the struggle for gender justice in the transportation and infrastructure sectors.

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Fear on the factory floor is bad for business

In the past 20 years, U.S. manufacturing jobs have become more insecure and precarious.

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Column: Manufacturers have a recruiting problem. So why aren’t they hiring more women?

Despite the fact that women represent 51.4 percent of adults in the U.S., they hold only seven percent of middle-skilled manufacturing jobs.