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Virtual Event: Is a New Southern Worker Movement Possible?

Raising awareness and funds for JMA’s vision to build the new worker movement in the South When + WhereThursday, November 4, 2021 4 p.m. Pacific | 6 p.m. Central | 7 p.m. EasternVirtual Zoom event You’re invited to a virtual event

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AL Politics This Week, September 3, 2021
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AL Politics This Week: Dark Days (Guest: Former State Rep. Patricia Todd)

Former state Rep. Patricia Todd Zooms in to discuss Alabama tax dollars being given away secretly to major companies. 

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The Voice of Alabama Politics, September 5, 2021
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The V – September 5, 2021 – Guest: Former State Rep. Patricia Todd

Jobs to Move America Southern Policy Manager Patricia Todd appears on The V to discuss our report on Alabama’s corporate tax giveaways.

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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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The Valley Labor Report, August 21, 2021
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Alabama’s $4 Billion in Corporate Giveaways with Patricia Todd

Jobs to Move America’s Southern Policy Director spoke to The Valley Labor Report about her new report on Alabama’s corporate tax giveaways.

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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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Letter: Complaint About Discriminatory Practices at New Flyer of America Inc.

Current and former employees of New Flyer of America release a letter detailing racism and discrimination they experienced at work.

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Alabama Political Reporter, August 13, 2021
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Alabama’s corporate subsidies cost $4 billion over three decades, report says

A report released Wednesday by Jobs to Move America calls Alabama’s system for corporate tax incentives “exactly the wrong way” to improve the state’s economy, citing $4 billion in giveaways between 1993 and 2020 with scant information about what taxpayers have received in return.

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Associated Press, August 12, 2021
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Group: state taxpayers left in dark on industrial incentives

Alabama hands out millions of dollars in industrial incentives for the purpose of luring jobs to the state, but taxpayers are too often left in the dark about the deals and what the state ultimately gets in return, a new report from an advocacy group said.