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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. 

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Toward a New Procurement Law: Reclaiming Competition for the Common Good

Jobs to Move America and the UCLA Law School David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law & Policy are excited to invite you to our upcoming panel: Toward a New Procurement Law: Reclaiming Competition for the Common Good When: 

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Jobs to Move America and the Nonprofit Professional Employees Union announce the signing of the organization’s first staff contract

Media contacts:Alaa Milbes, Jobs to Move Americaamilbes@jobstomoveamerica.orgKatie Barrows, Nonprofit Professional Employees Unionkbarrows@npeu.org LOS ANGELES, July 26, 2021 – Jobs to Move America (JMA) and the Nonprofit Professional Employees Union, IFPTE Local 70 (NPEU), are excited to announce the signing of

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Jobs to Move America joins growing trend of U.S. non-profits unionizing

LOS ANGELES, January 15, 2020 — Reflecting a growing trend of unionization among the nation’s over twelve million non-profit employees, Jobs to Move America (JMA) employees and management announced today that they have signed a voluntary agreement recognizing the formation