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.
‘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.
LA Sanitation commits to 100 percent electric fleet by 2035
LA Sanitation becomes the first municipality to commit to all-electric fleets.
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.
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.
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
American Factory tells an all too familiar story
“We’ve seen it over and over: when workers and community members join together to demand dignity and respect, they can achieve the goal of shared prosperity that should be the basis for all of these agreements in the first place.
What the GM strikers teach us about government subsidies
“What GM is teaching us is that government subsidies and tax credits should not be a handshake deal. Ultimately, taxpayers are footing the bill. Our government – at federal, state and local levels – must ensure that public money is
CTA looks to create good jobs and racial fairness even as it grows
The CTA’s move to create training and career pathways for workers from marginalized communities is proof we don’t have to choose between tackling infrastructure issues or racial wealth gap, writes Jacky Grimshaw, Jobs to Move America board member, in the