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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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New report details the impact of transitioning the nation’s 500,000 school buses to electric vehicles

Report provides roadmap for how to transition fairly so all communities benefit NEW YORK, MAY 24, 2022 — Today, Jobs to Move America (JMA) unveiled a new report that details the impact of transitioning the nation’s 500,000 school buses to

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ElectrifyNY Press Statement on 2022 New York State Budget

We are encouraged by the adoption of a 2035 zero-emissions school bus fleet mandate in the state budget, but are concerned that transit and paratransit vehicle fleets are not yet addressed.  Transportation accounts for 28% of New York State’s greenhouse

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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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ITLC and JMA release report on providing training to workers for zero emission buses

For Immediate Release Silver Spring, Md. – February 16, 2022: The International Transportation Learning Center (ITLC) and Jobs to Move America (JMA) announced today the release of their report to assist public transit agencies in meeting the requirements in the

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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

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JMA Southern Director Erica Iheme Wins Prestigious Game Changer Award

Erica Iheme, Southern Director at Jobs to Move America (JMA), has won the inaugural Game Changer Award by Women Innovating Labor Leadership (WILL) Empower, a group dedicated to training and nurturing the next generation of women labor leaders.