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Sierra Club, March 25, 2022
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This Woman’s Work

Recently, I caught up with Erica Iheme, one of the leaders at Jobs to Move America (JMA). JMA is helping to coordinate the “Bamazon” union organizing campaign alongside RWDSU. JMA is a policy center that focuses on comprehensive public spending

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Associated Press, March 30, 2022
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Amazon, union organizers face off again in Alabama

Erica Iheme, deputy director of Jobs to Move America, said her organization honed its message from last year, going beyond pay. It visited barber shops, beauty shops and other places where Black residents frequented and distributed 6,000 flyers.

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The American Prospect , February 18, 2022
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In Bessemer and the South, Black Workers Hold the Key

Erica Iheme, a Birmingham-based organizer with the economic justice advocacy group Jobs to Move America, said that Amazon takes advantage of patterns set in the Jim Crow era.

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Alabama Political Reporter , February 14, 2022

Alabama Coalition for Community Benefits supports Amazon workers’ unionization drive

The union election is being rerun because a federal ruling found that Amazon’s misconduct tainted the outcome of the first election.

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The Nonprofit Quarterly , February 7, 2022

Green New Deal or Stale Old Tax-Break Scam? Getting Electric Vehicle Incentives Right

Jobs to Move America’s U.S. Employment Plan is mentioned as a way to build good jobs and equity into the public purchasing process.

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Investigative Post, January 28, 2022

CBA proponents here seeking first win

One of the architects of a groundbreaking 2001 CBA for the Staples Center in Los Angeles was a community activist and attorney named Madeline Janis, now executive director of Jobs to Move America, which advocates for investment in public

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The Sacramento Bee, November 15, 2021
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Looking for work? What Biden’s infrastructure bill could mean for California job seekers

JMA is mentioned in this article about the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).

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TIME, November 15, 2021
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U.S. School Buses May Never Be The Same Thanks to Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

The article highlights JMA’s work with allies Chispa and Sierra Club in advocating for electric school buses as well as putting a spotlight on UAW members at school bus factories in North Carolina and Oklahoma.

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Winnipeg Free Press, November 4, 2021
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American workers throw NFI under the bus

Company, CEO dispute claims of racism, bias