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Jobs to Move America releases results of probe into corporate reputation laundering and files related complaint with NY Attorney General

National coalition says major corporation has created “astroturf” campaign to cover up claims of racism and sexual harassment in Alabama factory. NEW YORK,  August 5—Jobs to Move America (JMA) has filed formal complaints with the New York Attorney General and the Internal Revenue Service asking them to investigate whether the Transportation Diversity Council (TDC) has …

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Governing, July 13, 2020
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The route to infrastructure that benefits communities

States and localities will need the full range of tools to recover economically. That calls for federal policies that tap infrastructure-building’s power to boost local jobs and small-business growth, writes national program director Christy Veeder.

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NPR/WUFT, July 1, 2020
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Why there’s little sunshine on many economic development deals in Florida — and beyond

In Los Angeles, transparency proved to be important for an economic development deal and contract between the city’s transit authority and a bus manufacturer. But it took a court battle to reveal the details to the public.

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Forge Organizing, June 24, 2020
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Black Workers Matter: How defunding police could create thousands of good jobs for Black communities

Our research shows how divesting from policing could build clean transit systems in Black neighborhoods and create thousands of good jobs in the process.

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June 22, 2020
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Harlem’s Rep. Adriano Espaillat secures multiple wins in critical House transportation bill

A five-year bill to improve and increase federal investment in transportation infrastructure programs features our signature good jobs and equity policy, the U.S. Employment Plan.

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Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán, May 27, 2020
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Rep. Barragán introduces Climate Smart Ports Act to improve air quality and create good jobs in port communities across America

“Jobs to Move America commends Representative Barragan on this initiative and her commitment to ensuring good jobs and clean air go hand in hand,” said Abhilasha Bhola.

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Capital & Main, Newseek, May 11, 2020
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Can workers organize in the deep South during the pandemic?

A community coalition employs an alternative approach at an Alabama bus plant.

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Jobs to Move America calls on largest bus manufacturer in North America to protect workers as factories reopen

After New Flyer failed to listen to workers' frustrations with the company's COVID-19 response, Jobs to Move America sent a letter ahead of a company shareholder meeting.

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Sierra Magazine, May 1, 2020
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Black American bus drivers at risk

“This pandemic has made it really clear we aren’t prepared for this crisis, just as we aren’t prepared for the climate crisis,” Miranda Nelson, NY director, said.

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Alabama Political Reporter, April 2, 2020
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Turning the tide on corporate giveaways in the South

Jobs to Move America is building a research-action program, headquartered in Birmingham, to win sunshine and accountability policies in the South.