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The Progressive Magazine, September 6, 2020
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This Labor Day, “Black lives matter” means justice for black workers

"We must fight for an economy that works for all working people. Because there can be no economic justice without racial justice," writes JMA board member Tanya Wallace-Gobern.

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POLITICO PRO, August 6, 2020
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New Flyer, major bus supplier for MTA, under scrutiny for labor practices

New Flyer, a major bus supplier for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, is facing complaints of discrimination at its factory in Alabama and accusations it's trying to "launder" its image through a New York-based associate.

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National, The South

Diversity for Hire: Astroturfing, New Flyer, and the Transportation Diversity Council

How New Flyer and the Transportation Diversity Council are “astroturfing” worker and community demands for racial and economic justice.

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Forge Organizing, June 24, 2020
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Black Workers Matter: How defunding police could create thousands of good jobs for Black communities

Our research shows how divesting from policing could build clean transit systems in Black neighborhoods and create thousands of good jobs in the process.

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Black Lives Matter: Solidarity with racial justice protesters across the country

Jobs to Move America stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter protesters demanding racial justice across the country.

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Alabama community-labor coalition denounces New Flyer’s so-called diversity initiative

Today, bus manufacturer New Flyer of America released a document outlining a diversity initiative that the company is calling a “Community Benefits Framework.” The Framework includes a slate of wholly unenforceable, hollow promises on serious issues like diversity, health and

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Policy for the Public! Community Forums

We believe that people -- CTA riders and Chicagoans -- should have a direct say in how our public dollars are used to invest in public goods like transit.

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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 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).