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Alabama coalition and prominent Black union leaders send letters to New Flyer denouncing company’s phony diversity initiative
ANNISTON, ALABAMA—On Tuesday, February 4, 2020, the Alabama Coalition for Community Benefits – a coalition of workers and civil rights, faith, labor, and community groups – sent a letter to bus manufacturer New Flyer Industries denouncing the company’s recent announcement
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Community Benefits Agreements
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U.S. Employment Plan
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Alabama community coalition asks bus manufacturing behemoth to negotiate first nationwide Community Benefits Agreement
New York – Representatives from a coalition of community, labor, civil rights, and environmental groups from Alabama delivered a letter to Chris Stoddart, the President of the bus division of New Flyer Industries this week, urging him to negotiate a