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A pathway to 22,000 jobs: LA County Metro Board unanimously approves first-of-its-kind good jobs policy

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board of Directors unanimously adopted a motion to establish an agency-wide Good Jobs and Equity Policy that will cover billions of dollars of taxpayer-purchased trains, buses, and equipment today. The motion was

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Gov. Cuomo and the New York MTA announce major victory for local communities and U.S. workers

New York – U.S. workers scored a major victory today. This victory was made possible by New York Metropolitan Authority’s (MTA’s) adoption of the U.S. Employment Plan (USEP), a nationwide initiative designed by Jobs to Move America (JMA) to drive

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After rally, LA Metro committee supports permanent jobs and equity policy, creating a pathway to 22,000 jobs

Los Angeles – Following a rally with California Jobs to Move America in support of Metro Director and Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ motion to adopt a Permanent U.S. Employment Plan Policy for Metro bus and rail car

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National

Moving Forward: Toward Women’s Equity and Inclusion in the Rail and Transit Sector

The resources in this toolkit support the recruitment, training, and retention of women in nontraditional apprenticeship and jobs in the rail and transit sector.

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Trump administration drops local hire program that would have employed hundreds of thousands of workers in their own communities

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation announced that effective tomorrow it will no longer support local hire programs in cities that receive federal grants. The DOT announced this week that it is withdrawing a proposed revision of a

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California

Electric buses are creating jobs in SoCal

An inside look into the Community Benefits Agreement between the JMA coalition, SMART union Local 105, and electric bus manufacturer BYD.

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July 17, 2017
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BYD Motors Signs Community Benefits Agreement with SMART Local 105 and JMA

This agreement is critical to addressing long-standing inequities in the manufacturing industry, given that women and African Americans are underrepresented in the industry, and that returning citizens frequently face harmful stigmas when trying to find employment.

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Labor and community groups sign landmark agreement with electric bus manufacturer BYD in Los Angeles

BYD, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of electric vehicles, commits to hiring 40 percent of its workers from populations facing significant barriers to employment, such as veterans, women, and African Americans. Los Angeles – Jobs to Move America (JMA),

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Reagan vs. Cities: The 20th century battle over South African apartheid and lessons for the Trump era

On June 27, Jobs to Move America released a report that pieces together the story of how cities and states joined the fight against apartheid in South Africa and how the Reagan administration sought to suppress those efforts. Between December

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Illinois

Chicago Good Jobs Pipeline

Our community-labor coalition is developing a jobs pipeline to train Chicagoans facing barriers to employment for jobs at CRRC, a railcar manufacturer in Chicago.