Coalition of 160+ local officials, organizations, and academics calls on Biden administration to overturn ban on local hire, create local jobs and fix economy
Demand comes as a report reveals that local hire creates opportunities for marginalized workers.
Alabama Coalition for Community Benefits releases solidarity video in support of Amazon workers in Bessemer
The Alabama Coalition for Community Benefits released a video in solidarity with the workers organizing a union at the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama.
Labor and community groups sign landmark Community Benefits Agreement with Proterra
The agreement with JMA and USW 675 commits Proterra to goal of hiring 50% of its workers from communities facing significant barriers to employment, such as veterans, women, and people of color.
Electric bus manufacturer BYD Motors renews landmark community benefits agreement
One of the world’s largest manufacturers of electric vehicles, BYD, renewed its commitment to hiring 40% of its workers from populations facing significant barriers to employment, such as veterans, women, and African Americans.
Superior Court judge allows False Claims Act case against largest bus manufacturer in North America to proceed
“Today, we sent a message to all corporations that we will not stand by and allow them to benefit from lucrative public contracts and not follow through with their commitments to good jobs. New Flyer has defrauded the taxpayers of California, and JMA will hold them accountable for that.”
Jobs to Move America releases results of probe into corporate reputation laundering and files related complaint with NY Attorney General
National coalition says major corporation has created “astroturf” campaign to cover up claims of racism and sexual harassment in Alabama factory. NEW YORK, August 5—Jobs to Move America (JMA) has filed formal complaints with the New York Attorney General and
Jobs to Move America calls on largest bus manufacturer in North America to protect workers as factories reopen
After New Flyer failed to listen to workers' frustrations with the company's COVID-19 response, Jobs to Move America sent a letter ahead of a company shareholder meeting.
Alabama community-labor coalition denounces New Flyer’s so-called diversity initiative
Today, bus manufacturer New Flyer of America released a document outlining a diversity initiative that the company is calling a “Community Benefits Framework.” The Framework includes a slate of wholly unenforceable, hollow promises on serious issues like diversity, health and
Alabama coalition and prominent Black union leaders send letters to New Flyer denouncing company’s phony diversity initiative
ANNISTON, ALABAMA—On Tuesday, February 4, 2020, the Alabama Coalition for Community Benefits – a coalition of workers and civil rights, faith, labor, and community groups – sent a letter to bus manufacturer New Flyer Industries denouncing the company’s recent announcement