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Capital & Main, Newseek, May 11, 2020
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Can workers organize in the deep South during the pandemic?

A community coalition employs an alternative approach at an Alabama bus plant.

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Sierra Magazine, May 1, 2020
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Black American bus drivers at risk

“This pandemic has made it really clear we aren’t prepared for this crisis, just as we aren’t prepared for the climate crisis,” Miranda Nelson, NY director, said.

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Alabama Political Reporter, April 2, 2020
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Turning the tide on corporate giveaways in the South

Jobs to Move America is building a research-action program, headquartered in Birmingham, to win sunshine and accountability policies in the South.

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The New York Post, March 26, 2020
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Big state contractor New Flyer putting workers at risk of coronavirus

New Flyer sent workers to high-risk locations with no protective equipment, downplayed COVID-19, and refused to enforce social distancing.

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San Fernando Valley Business Journal, March 10, 2020
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Electric vehicle industry driving up salaries, report finds

Demand for skilled workers in Southern California’s electric vehicle industry is growing, driving up salaries and filling local training programs, according to a new report.

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USA Today, February 7, 2020
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‘American Factory’: Taxpayers shouldn’t subsidize worker mistreatment

We should not be doling out taxpayer gifts to companies that don’t meet basic standards like fair wages and safe working conditions.

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Waste Today, January 23, 2020
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LA Sanitation commits to 100 percent electric fleet by 2035

LA Sanitation becomes the first municipality to commit to all-electric fleets.

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LA Times, November 19, 2019
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Unionizing L.A. bus workers and their CEO come together over fighting climate change

“Our coalition coalesces around this idea that a company that relies on public contracts to build up their business should be accountable for creating community benefits in that process,” says Hector Huezo, in the Los Angeles Times.

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Huff Post, October 24, 2019
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How New York could make better jobs in Alabama

A new campaign wants city transit authorities to enforce stronger agreements for workers as they contract with a manufacturer in the South.

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Winnipeg Free Press, October 17, 2019
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Job equity group targets New Flyer’s southern U.S. plant

New Flyer’s southern U.S. operations are coming under increasing scrutiny by community activists who say the company has not lived up to promises it made after receiving incentives to set up operations there, writes Martin Cash in the Winnipeg Free