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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.

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Alabama Political Reporter, August 11, 2021
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Report: Alabama’s incentives to businesses lack transparency, accountability

The report published Tuesday highlights Alabama’s secretive incentives for businesses, and urges lawmakers to improve transparency and hold businesses accountable for promises made about job creation and wages.

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The Hidden Costs of Alabama’s Tax Incentives

Between 1993 and 2020, Alabama gave away $4 billion in tax incentives to corporations like Amazon, Mercedes, Toyota and Google to incentivize job creation. But those giveaways were made with little to no transparency and accountability—and with often questionable return

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This fact sheet explains the basics of a CBA and our work to win them.

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The South

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New York Times, March 18, 2021
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Amazon says it pays Alabama workers well; other local employers pay more

A survey of about 100 workers at the NFI plant by Emily Erickson, a professor at Alabama A&M University, found that white workers earned about $3 an hour more than Black workers on average.

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Clean Buses for New York Kids

A report with policy recommendations for how New York can harness the transition to electric school buses to create healthier communities, good jobs, and clean rides for kids.

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Louisville Business First, March 16, 2021
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Louisville-area manufacturer faces unfair labor practices complaint

The National Labor Relations Board, a federal agency that enforces labor laws in relation to collective bargaining and unfair labor practices, has issued a complaint against Shepherdsville, Kentucky-based KMG Fabrication Inc., doing business as New Flyer of America.

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Anniston Star, March 10, 2021
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Survey of New Flyer employees shows concerns with racial equality, wage disparity

Alabama A&M released a survey Wednesday indicating worker dissatisfaction at the Anniston New Flyer bus manufacturing plant.