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Column: What should ‘Buy America’ look like in a post-Covid world?

The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the failure of decades of US industrial practice dictated by corporations. But the post-COVID economic recovery process offers a critical opportunity to reinvigorate the industry and create millions of new industrial jobs.

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Column: What should ‘Buy America’ look like in a post-covid world?

The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the failure of decades of US industrial practice dictated by corporations. But the post-COVID economic recovery process offers a critical opportunity to reinvigorate the industry and create millions of new industrial jobs.

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Policy for the people: A teach-in about our good jobs policy at the Chicago Transit Authority

There is no better time than now to ensure that every public dollar we spend creates as many good jobs as possible for working people in Chicago and across the U.S., especially for those who have faced the most barriers to employment.

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Electric vehicles should be a win for American workers

This report from the Center for American Progress highlights the U.S. Employment Plan, our cornerstone good jobs and equity policy, as a key tool to create a good jobs future for the United States.

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Spectrum News, August 27, 2020
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Lawmakers, environmental advocates make green transit push

The measures would require mass transit systems to purchase zero-emissions buses by 2029 and encourage them to enter into "best value" contracting framework to build the infrastructure to support the transit system.

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Metro Magazine, August 27, 2020
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‘N.Y. Green Transit/Green Jobs’ legislation gaining steam

The plan has widespread support among environmental advocates, transit advocates, and labor unions throughout the state.

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Bronx Times, August 26, 2020
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It’s electric! Dinowitz introduces green bills for NY buses and public transit jobs

The legislation also cites that other major cities such as Los Angeles and Chicago have put forward similar commitments in the development of new employment “that created hundreds of high-quality, unionized jobs.”

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August 26, 2020
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Legislators and advocates announce push for ‘Green Transit/Green Jobs’ legislation in New York State

A pair of bills from Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and State Senator Timothy Kennedy would mandate public bus systems convert to zero-emission buses and would incentivize electric buses to be manufactured in New York’s high-need communities.

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Bringing Green Transit, Green Jobs to New York

New Yorkers need long-term, systematic solutions that spur a Covid-19 recovery, invest in racial justice, and combat the climate crisis. One such solution is on its way in the form of a legislative package called Green Transit, Green Jobs.

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New Flyer, major bus supplier for MTA, under scrutiny for labor practices

New Flyer, a major bus supplier for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, is facing complaints of discrimination at its factory in Alabama and accusations it's trying to "launder" its image through a New York-based associate.