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May 27, 2022
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JMA Press Conference: 1st multi-state Community Benefits Agreement signed

Jobs to Move America, Greater Birmingham Ministries, and New Flyer of America Inc. – the largest bus manufacturer in North America and leader in electric buses – have announced a multi-state agreement to support workers and local communities surrounding certain

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The Washington Post , May 26, 2022
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Labor leaders hail bus maker pact to hire more women, minority workers

The deal comes as transit agencies are set to receive billions from last year’s infrastructure package to transition bus fleets to battery power

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The Century Foundation , May 31, 2022
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Landmark Community Benefits Agreement with New Flyer Will Lift Workers in Two States

Jobs to Move America—which calls itself a “strategic policy center”—announced a landmark labor agreement on Thursday that seeks to create better jobs, increased opportunities, and greater diversity at New Flyer, North America’s largest producer of buses and also a major

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MarketWatch, May 24, 2022
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Jobs from Washington’s big infrastructure law will be ‘more fairly distributed’ thanks to this one provision, advocates say

Washington’s $1.2 trillion infrastructure law includes a provision allowing states and localities to do targeted hiring of local people and certain marginalized groups — language that’s critical, its supporters say, be“Congress, when they passed the infrastructure bill, took the really

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Washington Post, May 26, 2022
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Labor leaders hail bus maker pact to hire more women, minority workers

One of the nation’s largest bus manufacturers has agreed to hire and promote more women and racial minorities, a dealthat worker advocates say is a model for ensuring that federal funds to replace diesel buses with battery-powered buses boosts workers

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Major electric vehicle manufacturer signs first multi-state agreement with community and civil rights group for equitable hiring and good jobs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts:  JMA: Paola Rodelas (808) 333-4782 prodelas@jobstomoveamerica.org Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP: Michael Troncoso (619) 338-3821 MTroncoso@rgrdlaw.com LOS ANGELES AND BIRMINGHAM, May 26, 2022 – Jobs to Move America (“JMA”), Greater Birmingham Ministries (“GBM”), and New

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Our CBA with electric bus builder New Flyer

Our coalition in Alabama and New Flyer, the largest electric bus manufacturer in North America, signed our Community Benefits Agreement on May 24, 2022. This is our first multi-state agreement, impacting New Flyer facilities in Anniston, AL and Ontario, CA.

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Elected Officials Must Act on Racist Violence in the U.S.

By Melanie Jamileh Prasad, JMA Legal Director I was born and raised in Buffalo, New York and want to share some thoughts about the shooting there this weekend. I carry a strong attachment and deep feeling of home to my