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Jobs to Move America holds “Know Your Rights” action in front of BYD headquarters

On Wednesday, January 27, the Jobs to Move America (JMA) coalition organized a “Know Your Rights” action in front of the Build Your Dreams Motor Company (BYD) headquarters in Los Angeles. The event sought to inform employees of their rights

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JMA to LA Metro on $1 billion purchase of heavy railcars: hold manufacturers accountable to creating good manufacturing jobs

LOS ANGELES — On May 29, 2015, Los Angeles Metro (LA Metro) released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the purchase of up to 282 heavy-rail vehicles—a contract worth an estimated $1 billion. On Monday, January 11 2016, companies interested

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Protest denounces broken promises by BYD Motors, Inc., Chinese electric bus manufacturer to taxpayers of LA

On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, Jobs to Move America protested outside the headquarters of BYD Motors, Inc., a Chinese electric bus company (1800 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90015) to denounce the failure of BYD to create promised living

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Statement: California high-speed rail

Jobs to Move America urges all companies that are bidding for the contract to build America’s first modern high-speed trains to commit to creating good U.S. jobs and providing opportunities for disadvantaged Americans. With high-speed rail, California recently broke ground

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World’s biggest railcar manufacturers learn about U.S. workforce development, prepare bids for Amtrak and California high-speed trains

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. The companies are preparing