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Alabama Political Reporter , June 14, 2024
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Birmingham Mayor Woodfin agrees to federal “Good Jobs Principles”

Su also thanked “union leaders for showing up here and every single day” and said “Jobs to Move America and Alabama Arise both helped make this trip so rich and meaningful for me.”

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Alabama Political Reporter , June 13, 2024
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Acting Secretary of Labor Julie Su visits New Flyer plant in Anniston

New Flyer workers in Anniston unionized in January. The successful union card check followed a community benefits agreement brokered by Jobs to Move America which required New Flyer to be neutral and voluntarily recognize unions with majority support.

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The American Prospect, May 29, 2024
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Has Organized Labor Finally Cracked the South?

New Flyer ultimately reversed course in part because of a series of legal actions brought by a collection of labor groups led by the nonprofit pro-union group Jobs to Move America.

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Calhoun Journal , May 25, 2024
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New Flyer Workers in Anniston Successfully Unionize and Secure First Contract

This milestone follows New Flyer’s signing of a community benefits agreement with Jobs to Move America in May 2022, as part of a lawsuit settlement. The agreement mandates the company to enhance Spanish language communications, establish a discrimination complaint system,

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Alabama Political Reporter , May 22, 2024
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Workers at an electric bus plant in Anniston unionized and won double-digit raises

The workers’ successful unionization and new contract comes after New Flyer signed a community benefits agreement with Jobs to Move America, a policy center focused on economic justice, as part of a lawsuit settlement in May 2022.

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The New Republic, May 20, 2024
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There’s Good News About the Labor Movement in the South

The Anniston factory was New Flyer’s only Deep South facility and therefore its last in the United States to unionize. The campaign took nearly 10 years; the ball got rolling after Jobs to Move America, an alt-labor and civil rights

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A Power Surge in the Deep South: New Flyer’s Alabama Plant Electrifies Labor Rights Movement

In a pace-setting victory for workers' rights and the advancement of a new, stronger, clean-energy economy, workers at New Flyer of America Inc. – the country’s largest manufacturer of electric transit buses – have announced the ratification of a life-changing union contract at the company’s plant in Anniston, Ala.

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May 16, 2024
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Another EV Factory Has Unionized Boosting Labor’s Push In US South

The roughly 600 workers at the New Flyer factory formed a union with the Communications Workers of America earlier this year, joining a string of US organizing victories at its parent NFI Group Inc., North America’s biggest manufacturer of transit

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The Real News Network, May 14, 2024
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‘We’re Gonna Win’: Alabama Mercedes Workers Begin UAW Vote

A victory in the Southern state, said one organizer, “would show workers across all different industries that they can stand up together and fight for more.”