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Yahoo Finance, December 23, 2020
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Labor and community groups sign landmark Community Benefits Agreement with Proterra

EV bus manufacturer and technology provider commits 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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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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Forbes, December 17, 2020
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Amazon gets billions while state and local government budgets collapse

Government subsidies should should require strong labor standards—good jobs for local residents and excluded groups, unionized whenever possible.

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Buffalo News, November 1, 2020
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Green transit and jobs bills would boost upstate recovery

By passing the Green Transit and Green Jobs bills, New York will jump-start the clean economy without leaving working families behind, write Hae-Lin Choi from CWA District One and JMA's New York Director, Miranda Nelson.

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Red Green and Blue, October 29, 2020
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Culver City, CA stands up to Big Oil, votes to phase out drilling in largest urban oil field in U.S.

In a year of record fires, record heat, and the coronavirus, the City Council of Culver City, the site of the largest urban oil field in the U.S, voted on October 26 to phase out oil drilling.

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Column: What should ‘Buy America’ look like in a post-Covid world?

The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the failure of decades of US industrial practice dictated by corporations. But the post-COVID economic recovery process offers a critical opportunity to reinvigorate the industry and create millions of new industrial jobs.

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AL.com, October 12, 2020
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Questioning New Flyer’s workforce development program

"What we deserve is a real CBA, negotiated word by word, not a phony “framework” dictated by a New York firm. If New Flyer is really committed to its workers and our community, then it should sit down with our coalition to do a CBA the right way," writes Southern Director Erica Iheme.

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Clean Technica, October 7, 2020
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Electric bus manufacturing workforce training launched in Los Angeles

Are you excited about the large-scale arrival of electric buses? Are you uplifted by the promise of cleaner air on our streets and at our kids’ schools? Do you want to help produce those electric buses? In Los Angeles, you can now learn how to do so.

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LA County WDACS, Proterra, United Steelworkers Local 675, and community groups announce historic electric bus manufacturing and workforce partnerships

“Making workers and communities true partners in the transition to zero-emission transit is a way to ensure that the growing clean economy does not leave behind working families from earning high, family-sustaining wages in a safe work environment with high labor standards,” said Héctor Martin Huezo, Senior Workforce Equity Coordinator at Jobs to Move America.

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Antelope Valley Press, September 12, 2020
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Jobs firm, BYD extend benefits agreement

Electric bus manufacturer BYD Jobs to Move America’s coalition in California have renewed their community benefits agreement, reaffirming BYD’s commitment to creating pathways into good manufacturing jobs for underrepresented and underserved populations.