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July 14, 2016
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The MTA can rescue suffering workers: Use the capital plan to create good jobs

The MTA capital plan offers us the means to get back on track. We can create opportunities for more manufacturing right here in New York, particularly in the New York City area, where the problems of income inequality are most

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July 7, 2016
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Investing in public transit lifts up working people

Access to reliable, affordable public transportation is a gateway to a better quality of life that comes from good jobs, quality public education and other public services. For the millions of Americans who can’t afford a vehicle, a simple bus

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June 21, 2016
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‘Women Can Build: Re-Envisioning Rosie’ art exhibit highlights working women at White House summit

On June 14, 5,000 people gathered in Washington, D.C., for the first-ever White House Summit focused on gender equity.

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June 14, 2016

United State of Women summit to feature Women Can Build: Re-envisioning Rosie Exhibit

Jobs to Move America (JMA), and the AFL-CIO are partnering to sponsor a one-day display of photographs from the Women Can Build: Re-envisioning Rosie exhibit during the White House United State of Women Summit.

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Next City, April 9, 2014
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Where to turn if you want American-made Amtrak trains

To help manufacturers along in the process, the Los Angeles-based Jobs to Move America coalition launched a new website on Monday, touting a workforce redevelopment resource bank to assist companies in making sure their bids create jobs for Americans.

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Metro Magazine, April 9, 2014
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U.S. workforce development webinar educates railcar manufacturers

Representatives of the world’s largest railcar manufacturing companies learned about best-practices in American workforce development, diversity, and outreach to disadvantaged workers via an informational webinar hosted this week by the Jobs to Move America coalition.

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Mass Transit, April 8, 2014
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Coalition hosts webinar and launches website to provide resources for manufacturers, rail experts, and advocates

On April 7, representatives of the world’s largest railcar manufacturing companies learned about best-practices in American workforce development, diversity, and outreach to disadvantaged workers via an informational webinar hosted by the Jobs to Move America coalition.

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The Hill, March 6, 2014
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Jobs, transit and American communities

There are ways for the federal government to leverage transit purchases for good manufacturing jobs that pay a living wage and offer a career ladder to American workers.

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Progressive Railroading, March 5, 2013
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Amtrak and CHSRA seek job-creation strategy from high-speed train manufacturers

The Amtrak and California High-Speed Rail Authority request for proposals for a high-speed trainset manufacturer includes a unique provision: Bidders must submit details on how they would create U.S. manufacturing jobs and train workers.

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Capital & Main, March 3, 2014
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A manufacturing pulse beat in the heartland

Witnessing the demolition of the huge St. Paul Ford plant and learning about Minnesota’s dire racial inequalities — Minnesotans of color suffer almost triple the rates of unemployment and poverty as white Minnesotans — underscored the desperate need for the Metropolitan Council to act to revitalize the local manufacturing industry, create good jobs and make them available to disadvantaged people.