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.
This article from Talking Points Memo, by Donald Cohen of In the Public Interest, explores the history of privatization and the four decade attack on government.
This study from the Volcker Alliance explores the state of the public procurement workforce.
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.
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.
This report by the Transportation Learning Center examines two programs aimed at advancing equity by expanding access to quality careers in transportation.
This 2010 report examines the job creation potential of increased federal investment in rail and transit.
This report determines the manufacturing potential of increased investment in passenger and transit rail by mapping the U.S. supply chain for six rail types.