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Forbes.com, August 10, 2023
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Why The Assumption That Manufacturing Jobs Are “Good” Is Dead Wrong

“Made in the U.S.A.” tells you nothing about the quality of jobs manufacturers are creating domestically. JMA Co-Executive Director Madeline Janis talks about the decline of U.S. manufacturing jobs, and how community benefits agreements and good policy can change this.

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Southern Program 2024 Alabama Learning Trip

Join Jobs to Move America from October 7-10th for a transformative trip through Alabama, the center of the civil rights movement and the growing Black-led worker justice movement. This is an opportunity to significantly contribute to the worker organizing and

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JMA’s Community Benefits Agreement With New Flyer: One Year Later

by Will Tucker, JMA Southern Director Earlier this month, the Jobs to Move America team in Alabama had lunch with nine New Flyer of America workers in Anniston, Ala. The workers were new to their jobs building, painting and testing

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Jackson Advocate, May 8, 2023
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OPINION: Racism is in the water in Jackson, but we can’t give up on the South

JMA’s Angela Dawson, a life-long Mississippi resident, writes about the Jackson Water crisis and the inequalities of our infrastructure system.

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Southern Manufacturing’s Impact on Jobs and Community report presentation

A summary of the report on manufacturing jobs in Mississippi and Alabama.

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The Valley Labor Report , March 22, 2023
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Job Quality in Alabama and Mississippi’s Manufacturing Facilities

JMA’s Angela Dawson talks about our recent report about manufacturing jobs in Alabama and Mississippi.

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Eno Center for Transportation, March 21, 2023
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Ensuring the Green Jobs are Good Jobs

The issue is that despite this booming industrial development, communities in the South continue to be chronically impoverished. Corporations take advantage of a system that includes some of the lowest wages in the nation, along with a relative lack

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Report: Job Quality and Community Challenges Persist in Alabama and Mississippi Manufacturing Facilities

Contact:     JMA: Rob Yen ryen@jobstomoveamerica.org Report: Job Quality and Community Challenges Persist in Alabama and Mississippi Manufacturing Facilities Jackson, MS, February 24, 2023 – A new report finds that job quality is low and work-life balance is virtually nonexistent for