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Using Local and Economically-Targeted Hire to Promote Good Jobs Through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

by Michael Lawliss, JMA Senior Policy Coordinator We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to build resilient infrastructure for the 21st century and benefit the communities that live near these projects. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), also known as the Infrastructure Investment

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Indigenous peoples must have a seat at the table in electric vehicle mining negotiations

By Paola Rodelas, JMA Communications Director Mankayan, Philippines. Indigenous resistance against harmful development has benefited the local community, but continues to be a constant threat. Credit: Paola Rodelas I come from a family of miners–indigenous peoples who have lived

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Forbes, October 7, 2022
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‘Made In America’ Should Not Mean ‘Made Under Injustice’

The Biden administration is making historic investments in U.S. manufacturing–through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) and Science Act, and by increasing domestic content requirements under

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The American Prospect, September 28, 2022
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Industrial Policy Without Industrial Unions

Coalitions like Jobs to Move America are focused on winning community benefit agreements in places like Illinois, where labor and environmental groups are calling on Lion Electric to allow employees to decide on union representation.

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Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs SB 674, California’s High Road Jobs Program, Into Law

CONTACT:         Lauren LaBorde(504) 289-1626llaborde@jobstomoveamerica.org Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs SB 674, California’s High Road Jobs Program, Into Law Law will support creation and retention of quality jobs in green transit manufacturing  SACRAMENTO, CA –Today, Gov. Gavin Newsom

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Alabama groups issue request for proposals from organizations to handle worker discrimination, harassment complaints

CONTACT: Shechel Williams(404) 484-7067‬swilliams@jobstomoveamerica.org  Alabama groups issue request for proposals from organizations to handle worker discrimination, harassment complaintsNonprofits, law school clinics, and legal services in Alabama, southern Tennessee, or central-to-western Georgia are encouraged to apply by November 11

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Report: Using Local and Economically-Targeted Hire to Promote Good Jobs Through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), also known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), was signed into law on November 15, 2021. This federal legislation will bring $1.2 trillion to states and cities over the next 5 years to

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More than 20 Alabama community groups call on Hyundai to stop alleged use of child labor at suppliers; groups say recent reports of violations show need for community benefits agreement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Paola RodelasCommunications Director, Jobs to Move America(808) 333-4782prodelas@jobstomoveamerica.org  Robyn HydenExecutive Director, Alabama Arise(334) 832-9060robyn@alarise.org More than 20 Alabama community groups call on Hyundai to stop alleged use of child labor at suppliers Groups say