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Pathways to an Equitable and Just Energy Transition: Jobs and Workforce Development workshop

JMA Executive Director spoke on a panel about jobs and workforce development in The National Academies’ Pathways to an Equitable and Just Energy Transition workshop. Watch the session below: Jobs and Workforce Development Session from The National Academies on Vimeo

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How to Ensure Recent Federal Investments Benefit Workers and Communities

by Michael Lawliss, JMA Senior Policy Coordinator As states and cities begin to receive funding from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), President Biden signed off on two new laws that will continue the flow of federal funds

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5 Reasons to Support SB 674, California’s High Road Jobs Program

Right now, California is investing billions of dollars to purchase zero-emission transit vehicles. These new vehicles will have an enormous impact on the state’s carbon footprint, creating healthier communities and cleaner air. And with the right policies, we have the

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Webinar: Using Federal Funds to Create Local Infrastructure Jobs

On June 14, 2022, Jobs to Move America partnered with the National League of Cities to host a webinar on how elected and agency officials around the country can create good jobs for their residents using local and targeted hiring

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National League of Cities , June 6, 2022
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Empowering Cities to Use Federal Funds to Create Local Jobs

As the Biden administration begins to distribute infrastructure funding to states and cities, elected officials and contracting agencies will play a key role in using this money to create good-paying jobs for their communities. But one federal regulation is standing

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In the Public Interest , May 31, 2022
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In the Public Interest newsletter 5/31/22

In a major development with nationwide implications for fair employment and fair contracting, New Flyer, one of the U.S.’s largest bus manufacturers “has agreed to hire and promote more women and racial minorities, a deal that worker advocates say is

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May 27, 2022
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JMA Press Conference: 1st multi-state Community Benefits Agreement signed

Jobs to Move America, Greater Birmingham Ministries, and New Flyer of America Inc. – the largest bus manufacturer in North America and leader in electric buses – have announced a multi-state agreement to support workers and local communities surrounding certain