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Pandemic, hurricanes, wildfires: Why we need worker-centered climate policy

This Climate Week, we need to turn the tide on an economy that puts profit over people and the planet. To make that happen, we must make sure that every single public dollar invested in the economy aids in the creation of millions of good, union jobs and in the building of climate-safe communities.

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Bringing Green Transit, Green Jobs to New York

New Yorkers need long-term, systematic solutions that spur a Covid-19 recovery, invest in racial justice, and combat the climate crisis. One such solution is on its way in the form of a legislative package called Green Transit, Green Jobs.

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A real recovery means standing up to corporate fraud

Right now, we have no real guarantee that our public investments will actually create the most public good for workers and communities.

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New Flyer, major bus supplier for MTA, under scrutiny for labor practices

New Flyer, a major bus supplier for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, is facing complaints of discrimination at its factory in Alabama and accusations it's trying to "launder" its image through a New York-based associate.

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Take action: Demand public accountability in California

California needs to pass SB749 to hold companies accountable to their promises on job creation — and get the most out of the state's economic recovery.

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Reopening the economy makes us martyrs to economic growth

If our leaders valued human life in the same way they value corporate growth, we would have been able to control losses from the pandemic and survive lockdown.

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John Porcari: For real recovery, let’s rethink infrastructure spending

Done right, infrastructure stimulus presents opportunities to build stronger, fairer, and more resilient communities, writes former Deputy Secretary of Transportation John Porcari.

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Black Lives Matter: Solidarity with racial justice protesters across the country

Jobs to Move America stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter protesters demanding racial justice across the country.

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Recovery from COVID-19? Not without real public oversight

California lawmakers will soon oversee billions of stimulus dollars and pass a state-level recovery package. But a loophole in the state’s public records law is preventing workers and communities from real recovery.

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Good jobs can break the crisis-recovery cycle

The bailout after the Great Recession led to a proliferation of low-quality, gig economy jobs. To recover from COVID-19, we can’t repeat the same mistakes.