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The Sacramento Bee, November 15, 2021
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Looking for work? What Biden’s infrastructure bill could mean for California job seekers

JMA is mentioned in this article about the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).

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California, National, The South

The facts about New Flyer

The Facts About New Flyer of America Inc., North America’s Largest Bus Manufacturer

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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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Good Jobs First, September 23, 2021
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5 Questions with Patricia Todd: Alabama’s Transparency Problem

Good Job First speaks with Jobs to Move America’s Southern Policy Director about her new report about the lack of transparency around Alabama’s corporate tax incentives.

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The 4th Revolution , August 31, 2021
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20 graduate from BYD and SMART’s manufacturing apprenticeship program

BYD and SMART Local 105 announced the graduation of the first two classes from its Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship program, a first of its kind training program in California to prepare workers for the electric vehicle revolution.

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In These Times, August 18, 2021
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Workers of Color at Major Electric Bus Company Allege Widespread Racism on the Job

Current and former employees at New Flyer say that they have faced a pattern of racial discrimination at the company’s manufacturing plants in California and Alabama.

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Great Lakes Echo, May 13, 2021
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Advancements in electric buses making green transit more accessible for rural areas

Christy Veeder, national program director, speaks to the societal and economic benefits of electric buses and the possibility of Biden's infrastructure plan.