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October 13, 2021
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Game Changer Award awarded to Birmingham native Erica Iheme

The inaugural Game Changer Award from the National Women Innovating Labor Leadership (WILL) Empower program was awarded last Friday to Erica Iheme, the southern director at Jobs to Move America.

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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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Good Jobs First, September 23, 2021
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5 Questions with Patricia Todd: Alabama’s Transparency Problem

Good Job First speaks with Jobs to Move America’s Southern Policy Director about her new report about the lack of transparency around Alabama’s corporate tax incentives.

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AL Politics This Week, September 3, 2021
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AL Politics This Week: Dark Days (Guest: Former State Rep. Patricia Todd)

Former state Rep. Patricia Todd Zooms in to discuss Alabama tax dollars being given away secretly to major companies. 

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The Voice of Alabama Politics, September 5, 2021
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The V – September 5, 2021 – Guest: Former State Rep. Patricia Todd

Jobs to Move America Southern Policy Manager Patricia Todd appears on The V to discuss our report on Alabama’s corporate tax giveaways.

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The 4th Revolution , August 31, 2021
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20 graduate from BYD and SMART’s manufacturing apprenticeship program

BYD and SMART Local 105 announced the graduation of the first two classes from its Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship program, a first of its kind training program in California to prepare workers for the electric vehicle revolution.

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The Valley Labor Report, August 21, 2021
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Alabama’s $4 Billion in Corporate Giveaways with Patricia Todd

Jobs to Move America’s Southern Policy Director spoke to The Valley Labor Report about her new report on Alabama’s corporate tax giveaways.

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In These Times, August 18, 2021
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Workers of Color at Major Electric Bus Company Allege Widespread Racism on the Job

Current and former employees at New Flyer say that they have faced a pattern of racial discrimination at the company’s manufacturing plants in California and Alabama.

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Alabama Political Reporter, August 13, 2021
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Alabama’s corporate subsidies cost $4 billion over three decades, report says

A report released Wednesday by Jobs to Move America calls Alabama’s system for corporate tax incentives “exactly the wrong way” to improve the state’s economy, citing $4 billion in giveaways between 1993 and 2020 with scant information about what taxpayers have received in return.