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Workforce Equity Programs

Jobs to Move America is working across the country to develop apprenticeship programs and job pipelines that will ensure people who have historically been denied access to manufacturing careers have the necessary skills to obtain good, family-sustaining manufacturing jobs.

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Build Local, Hire Local

The Build Local, Hire Local bill contains a comprehensive set of reforms to raise wages and labor standards, strengthen unions, invest in American manufacturing, create new opportunities for high-quality jobs, and strengthen communities.

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  • Good Jobs Policies

Our CBA with railcar manufacturer CRRC

For the first time in 50 years, Chicago is manufacturing railcars. Our CBA with manufacturer CRRC will create good jobs for south side residents facing barriers to employment.

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  • Community Benefits Agreements

Our CBA with electric bus builder BYD

This landmark CBA with electric bus manufacturer BYD led to the country's first electric bus apprenticeship program.

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  • Community Benefits Agreements

U.S. Employment Plan

The U.S. Employment Plan (USEP) is our customizable, federally-approved policy tool that builds good jobs and equity into the public purchasing process.

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  • Good Jobs Policies

Transparency and Sunshine Policies

Our public dollars are the most powerful tool we wield to shape a better, healthier, just future. Which is why transparency and accountability around how we spend our public dollars is critical.  Over the past twenty years, more governments have

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  • Policy Advocacy

Climate Justice Policies

We need to transition to a clean economy that runs on renewable energy with good union jobs at its core.

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  • Policy Advocacy