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Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs SB 674, California’s High Road Jobs Program, Into Law

CONTACT:         Lauren LaBorde(504) 289-1626llaborde@jobstomoveamerica.org Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs SB 674, California’s High Road Jobs Program, Into Law Law will support creation and retention of quality jobs in green transit manufacturing  SACRAMENTO, CA –Today, Gov. Gavin Newsom

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Alabama groups issue request for proposals from organizations to handle worker discrimination, harassment complaints

CONTACT: Shechel Williams(404) 484-7067‬swilliams@jobstomoveamerica.org  Alabama groups issue request for proposals from organizations to handle worker discrimination, harassment complaintsNonprofits, law school clinics, and legal services in Alabama, southern Tennessee, or central-to-western Georgia are encouraged to apply by October 18 BIRMINGHAM,

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As Extreme Weather Increases, We Must Learn Lessons From Hurricane Katrina

By Lauren LaBorde, JMA Communications Specialist All the recent extreme weather events communities have been experiencing both in the U.S. and internationally has me thinking about Hurricane Katrina, the 17th anniversary of which was on Aug. 23. The date is

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Group calls for putting an end to alleged use of child labor at Hyundai suppliers

JMA is part of group of 24 regional and national labor, community, civil rights, faith and environmental justice groups calling on Hyundai to ensure that child labor is not being used in any of its supplier plants, as reports of

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More than 20 Alabama community groups call on Hyundai to stop alleged use of child labor at suppliers; groups say recent reports of violations show need for community benefits agreement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Paola RodelasCommunications Director, Jobs to Move America(808) 333-4782prodelas@jobstomoveamerica.org  Robyn HydenExecutive Director, Alabama Arise(334) 832-9060robyn@alarise.org More than 20 Alabama community groups call on Hyundai to stop alleged use of child labor at suppliers Groups say

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Minimum wage debate continues in Alabama

JMA Southern Policy Manager and former Alabama State Representative Patricia Todd weighed in on Alabama’s $7.25 minimum wage.

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How to Ensure Recent Federal Investments Benefit Workers and Communities

by Michael Lawliss, JMA Senior Policy Coordinator As states and cities begin to receive funding from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), President Biden signed off on two new laws that will continue the flow of federal funds

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5 Reasons to Support SB 674, California’s High Road Jobs Program

Right now, California is investing billions of dollars to purchase zero-emission transit vehicles. These new vehicles will have an enormous impact on the state’s carbon footprint, creating healthier communities and cleaner air. And with the right policies, we have the

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U.S. Department of Labor Women’s Bureau, Jobs to Move America Announce New Pathways into Good Jobs in Manufacturing

BIRMINGHAM, July 27, 2022 – Jobs to Move America (JMA) and the Department of Labor (DOL) hosted an event with the DOL Women’s Bureau National Director Wendy Chun-Hoon who explored upcoming opportunities and benefits for women to make inroads into

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Manufacturing Jobs for Women event

Para español: On July 27th, Jobs to Move America (JMA) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) will host an event with the DOL Women’s Bureau National Director Wendy Chun-Hoon in Birmingham to discuss the benefits for women of new