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A Power Surge in the Deep South: New Flyer’s Alabama Plant Electrifies Labor Rights Movement

In a pace-setting victory for workers' rights and the advancement of a new, stronger, clean-energy economy, workers at New Flyer of America Inc. – the country’s largest manufacturer of electric transit buses – have announced the ratification of a life-changing union contract at the company’s plant in Anniston, Ala.

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Civil Rights Leaders, Labor Unions and Community Coalitions Demand Hyundai Raise Standards in Wake of Child Labor Scandals and Construction Worker Death

Contact: JMA: Rob Yen ryen@jobstomoveamerica.org Civil Rights Leaders, Labor Unions and Community Coalitions Demand Hyundai Raise Standards in Wake of Child Labor Scandals and Construction Worker Death Coalition of Alabama, Georgia Groups Calls on Hyundai to Commit to High-Road Jobs

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Report: Job Quality and Community Challenges Persist in Alabama and Mississippi Manufacturing Facilities

Contact:     JMA: Rob Yen ryen@jobstomoveamerica.org Report: Job Quality and Community Challenges Persist in Alabama and Mississippi Manufacturing Facilities Jackson, MS, February 24, 2023 – A new report finds that job quality is low and work-life balance is virtually nonexistent for

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Alabama groups issue request for proposals from organizations to handle worker discrimination, harassment complaints

CONTACT: Shechel Williams(404) 484-7067‬swilliams@jobstomoveamerica.org  Alabama groups issue request for proposals from organizations to handle worker discrimination, harassment complaintsNonprofits, law school clinics, and legal services in Alabama, southern Tennessee, or central-to-western Georgia are encouraged to apply by November 11

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More than 20 Alabama community groups call on Hyundai to stop alleged use of child labor at suppliers; groups say recent reports of violations show need for community benefits agreement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Paola RodelasCommunications Director, Jobs to Move America(808) 333-4782prodelas@jobstomoveamerica.org  Robyn HydenExecutive Director, Alabama Arise(334) 832-9060robyn@alarise.org More than 20 Alabama community groups call on Hyundai to stop alleged use of child labor at suppliers Groups say

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U.S. Department of Labor Women’s Bureau, Jobs to Move America Announce New Pathways into Good Jobs in Manufacturing

BIRMINGHAM, July 27, 2022 – Jobs to Move America (JMA) and the Department of Labor (DOL) hosted an event with the DOL Women’s Bureau National Director Wendy Chun-Hoon who explored upcoming opportunities and benefits for women to make inroads into

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Major electric vehicle manufacturer signs first multi-state agreement with community and civil rights group for equitable hiring and good jobs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts:  JMA: Paola Rodelas (808) 333-4782 prodelas@jobstomoveamerica.org Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP: Michael Troncoso (619) 338-3821 MTroncoso@rgrdlaw.com LOS ANGELES AND BIRMINGHAM, May 26, 2022 – Jobs to Move America (“JMA”), Greater Birmingham Ministries (“GBM”), and New

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Alabama Coalition for Community Benefits Believes Strong Community Support Gave Amazon Bessemer Unionization Drive a Boost

BIRMINGHAM, April 1, 2022 – The Alabama Coalition for Community Benefits released the following statement on the Amazon unionization drive in Bessemer: Alongside the Amazon Bessemer workers, we are eagerly waiting for the result of their union election which hinges

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Alabama Coalition for Community Benefits Drives Successful Community Education Program on Workers’ Rights, Amazon Unionization

Our community canvassers, like the volunteers pictured above from the National Black Worker Center, initiated conversations about workers’ rights and the Amazon workers’ unionizing. BIRMINGHAM, March 31, 2022 – The Alabama Coalition for Community Benefits just wrapped up an intensive

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Alabama Coalition for Community Benefits Supports Amazon Workers’ Unionization Drive

BIRMINGHAM, February 10, 2022 – The Alabama Coalition for Community Benefits is pleased that Amazon workers in Bessemer will get another chance to choose whether to unionize. The Coalition–made of labor, community, civil rights, faith, and environmental justice groups–encourages Amazon