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New study examines real impact of “Buy America” and other public procurement initiatives

Washington, D.C. – The Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) and Jobs to Move America, a national coalition uniting more than 50 community, faith, labor, and civil rights organizations, released a new report about opportunities for American job creation through transportation

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Strengthening U.S. Manufacturing Through Public Procurement Policies

This seminal study advances a policy framework capable of supporting a major revival of the U.S. manufacturing sector with a focus on expanding good job oppotunities for workers.

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Protest denounces broken promises by BYD Motors, Inc., Chinese electric bus manufacturer to taxpayers of LA

On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, Jobs to Move America protested outside the headquarters of BYD Motors, Inc., a Chinese electric bus company (1800 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90015) to denounce the failure of BYD to create promised living

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Live from APTA: Dept. of Transportation promotes second chances through manufacturing job training opportunities

This week the Jobs to Move America team is at APTA’s Annual Meeting 2015 in San Francisco to learn the latest in transportation trends and investing in our transit future, from workforce development to sustainability to high-speed rail. Yesterday we

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Illinois Jobs to Move America coalition offers workforce development expertise to railcar manufacturers vying for $2 billion Chicago Transit Authority contract

Chicago, IL — On Friday, June 5, the Illinois Jobs to Move America coalition will host an informational webinar with a panel of experts, to help major global railcar manufacturing companies demonstrate their commitment to good jobs, career tracks, training

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U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration hits Nippon Sharyo with 11 violations in Illinois factory

On Tuesday, April 28, the Illinois Jobs to Move America coalition – including dozens of Illinois community, faith, environmental and labor groups – will observe ​the 45th annual ​Workers Memorial Day and thank the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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Delegation of 15 Illinois community, faith, labor leaders visits Nippon Sharyo railcar factory to express severe concerns over workplace hazards

On Monday, March 9, a delegation representing eight Chicago-area community, faith and labor organizations traveled to the Nippon Sharyo rail car factory in Rochelle, Illinois, to express in-person their grave concerns over alleged unhealthy and dangerous working conditions inside the

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OSHA complaints reveal dangerous, unhealthy working conditions at Nippon Sharyo railcar factory in Illinois

On Monday, November 10, members of the Illinois Jobs to Move America coalition spoke out against dangerous and unhealthy working conditions at a passenger train (railcar) factory in Rochelle, Illinois owned by Nippon Sharyo.  The coalition held a press conference

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Chicago Transit Authority restarts $2 billion railcar procurement with strong manufacturing job-creating approach

CHICAGO, IL – On July 24, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) will restart its procurement of up to 846 railcars worth up to $2 billion with a new approach that can create thousands of

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Where to turn if you want American-made Amtrak trains

To help manufacturers along in the process, the Los Angeles-based Jobs to Move America coalition launched a new website on Monday, touting a workforce redevelopment resource bank to assist companies in making sure their bids create jobs for Americans.