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The Sacramento Bee, November 15, 2021
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Looking for work? What Biden’s infrastructure bill could mean for California job seekers

JMA is mentioned in this article about the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).

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TIME, November 15, 2021
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U.S. School Buses May Never Be The Same Thanks to Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

The article highlights JMA’s work with allies Chispa and Sierra Club in advocating for electric school buses as well as putting a spotlight on UAW members at school bus factories in North Carolina and Oklahoma.

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Winnipeg Free Press, November 4, 2021
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American workers throw NFI under the bus

Company, CEO dispute claims of racism, bias

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CBC, November 4, 2021
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Winnipeg bus manufacturer New Flyer accused of discriminatory practices in U.S. plants

Group took out newspaper ad accusing company of racism against Black, Latino employees

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Forbes, October 29, 2021
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Now is the Time to Unleash the Power of Cities and States to Build Back Better

The bipartisan infrastructure bill currently in Congress presents an opportunity to rebuild from the pandemic and prepare for the worsening climate crisis. 

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October 26, 2021
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Virtual event to focus on labor rights in the South

An upcoming virtual event to feature Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin is to center on work in Alabama and across the South to build sport for labor rights, corporate and government accountability.

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October 23, 2021
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We must invest in a transportation transition — and workers

Transportation is the largest source of climate-disrupting pollution in the U.S. Fortunately, electric vehicle (EV) technology has progressed to the point where we can now start replacing tens of millions of fossil-fuel vehicles with EVs.

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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.