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Our CBA with electric bus builder Proterra

In December 2020, Jobs to Move America signed our third Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) with electric bus manufacturer Proterra and United Steelworkers Local 675 (USW 675).

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Yahoo Finance, December 23, 2020
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Labor and community groups sign landmark Community Benefits Agreement with Proterra

EV bus manufacturer and technology provider commits to goal of hiring 50% of its workers from communities facing significant barriers to employment, such as veterans, women, and people of color.

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Buffalo News, November 1, 2020
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Green transit and jobs bills would boost upstate recovery

By passing the Green Transit and Green Jobs bills, New York will jump-start the clean economy without leaving working families behind, write Hae-Lin Choi from CWA District One and JMA's New York Director, Miranda Nelson.

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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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AL.com, October 12, 2020
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Questioning New Flyer’s workforce development program

"What we deserve is a real CBA, negotiated word by word, not a phony “framework” dictated by a New York firm. If New Flyer is really committed to its workers and our community, then it should sit down with our coalition to do a CBA the right way," writes Southern Director Erica Iheme.

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Clean Technica, October 7, 2020
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Electric bus manufacturing workforce training launched in Los Angeles

Are you excited about the large-scale arrival of electric buses? Are you uplifted by the promise of cleaner air on our streets and at our kids’ schools? Do you want to help produce those electric buses? In Los Angeles, you can now learn how to do so.

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LA County WDACS, Proterra, United Steelworkers Local 675, and community groups announce historic electric bus manufacturing and workforce partnerships

“Making workers and communities true partners in the transition to zero-emission transit is a way to ensure that the growing clean economy does not leave behind working families from earning high, family-sustaining wages in a safe work environment with high labor standards,” said Héctor Martin Huezo, Senior Workforce Equity Coordinator at Jobs to Move America.

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Electric bus manufacturer BYD Motors renews landmark community benefits agreement

One of the world’s largest manufacturers of electric vehicles, BYD, renewed its commitment to hiring 40% of its workers from populations facing significant barriers to employment, such as veterans, women, and African Americans.

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Jobs to Move America releases results of probe into corporate reputation laundering and files related complaint with NY Attorney General

National coalition says major corporation has created “astroturf” campaign to cover up claims of racism and sexual harassment in Alabama factory. NEW YORK,  August 5—Jobs to Move America (JMA) has filed formal complaints with the New York Attorney General and