This study from the Volcker Alliance explores the state of the public procurement workforce.
This seminal study advances a policy framework capable of supporting a major revival of the U.S. manufacturing sector with a focus on expanding good job oppotunities for workers.
This report analyzes employment and skills data in the transportation industry to highlight future areas of growth and identify high-demand jobs with good wages.
In 2015, JMA and 39 organizations submitted this letter to then Secretary of Transportation, Anthony Foxx, about strengthening geographic-based hiring preferences in federal transit awards related to equipment procurement.
Community Benefits Agreements (CBAs) are legally enforceable agreements between private companies and coalitions of community and labor groups that are used to secure a wide range of job standards and equity measures.
Creating U.S. Manufacturing Jobs: How “Buying American” Can Raise the Job-Creation Potential of Public Transit Investments
This research brief finds that when manufacturers raise the domestic content of their products, they create at least 26% more jobs than manufacturers that only meet the 60 percent Buy America requirement.
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.
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.
This landmark CBA with electric bus manufacturer BYD led to the country's first electric bus apprenticeship program.
This report by the Transportation Learning Center examines two programs aimed at advancing equity by expanding access to quality careers in transportation.