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Nippon Sharyo Railcar Manufacturing Workers Ask OSHA to Investigate Dangerous Plant Conditions

On Monday, November 10, workers will speak out against dangerous and unhealthy conditions in the Nippon Sharyo passenger train factory in Rochelle, IL, and announce the filing of U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) complaint. Workers at the plant

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Telebriefing: city and state leaders harness $4.4 billion transportation spending for quality jobs, leading national shift

On September 30, experts in economics, sociology, and urban planning will convene a media telebriefing to discuss a new nationwide trend toward cities creating good manufacturing jobs through transportation spending.  Since July, three major U.S. transit purchases by Amtrak, Chicago

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Chicago Transit Authority restarts $2 billion railcar procurement with strong manufacturing job-creating approach

CHICAGO, IL – On July 24, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) will restart its procurement of up to 846 railcars worth up to $2 billion with a new approach that can create thousands of

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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