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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

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Illinois

Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA)

This state bill would commit Illinois to 100 percent clean energy. The bill includes our signature good jobs and equity policy.

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Alabama coalition and prominent Black union leaders send letters to New Flyer denouncing company’s phony diversity initiative

ANNISTON, ALABAMA—On Tuesday, February 4, 2020, the Alabama Coalition for Community Benefits – a coalition of workers and civil rights, faith, labor, and community groups – sent a letter to bus manufacturer New Flyer Industries denouncing the company’s recent announcement

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Good Jobs Policies

We start from one core belief: that public goods should create the most public good.  In practice, this means that the billions of public dollars our government spends every year to invest in public goods like transit, infrastructure, education, and

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New York / New Jersey

Manufacturing Careers Policy at the MTA

We’re advocating for a good jobs and equity policy at the nation's largest transportation agency: New York's MTA.

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Alabama community coalition asks bus manufacturing behemoth to negotiate first nationwide Community Benefits Agreement

“We all deserve better and Alabama is no exception. That’s why we’re excited to work with community leaders across the country to improve working conditions for workers in New Flyer plants in Alabama and across America," said Scott Douglas, a community member and head of the Greater Birmingham Ministries.

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The South

Good Jobs Everywhere: Why Manufacturing Jobs Should Advance Equity and Strengthen Communities

Jobs to Move America released this white paper documenting the results of interviews with New Flyer workers and preliminary findings from an academic study of manufacturing workers across Alabama and Mississippi by Alabama A&M University’s (AAMU).

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Column: ‘American Factory’ tells an all too familiar story

Netflix is airing a new documentary, “American Factory,” which tells an important and powerful story. Spoiler alert: the ending is not a triumphant one for the workers. But better endings do, in fact, exist.

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Illinois

Contracting Careers Opportunity Policy Ordinance at CTA

CTA will be the second transit agency nationally and the largest agency to apply our signature good jobs policy, the USEP, to its major procurements.