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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Electric bus manufacturer BYD Motors renews landmark community benefits agreement
One of the world’s largest manufacturers of electric vehicles, BYD, renewed its commitment to hiring 40% of its workers from populations facing significant barriers to employment, such as veterans, women, and African Americans.