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Local Hire Provision in Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA)

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How JMA is ensuring the infrastructure bill works for all of us

Earlier this month, Congress made a historic investment in our nation’s physical infrastructure by passing the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). This legislation will help communities across the country rebuild their roads and bridges, railways, public transit

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This Labor Day, thank workers by supporting the PRO Act

Labor Day is a day that celebrates workers in the U.S., and that’s more important this year than ever. Due to the ongoing pandemic, hundreds of thousands of workers have lost their jobs.

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Jobs to Move America urges White House to repeal local hire ban to maximize benefits of infrastructure investment

As President Biden rolls out his infrastructure plan today, Jobs to Move America Executive Director Madeline Janis issued a statement urging the Biden administration to repeal the ban on local hire.

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Solidarity with Asian American communities across the country

Jobs to Move America grieves the lives of the eight people, including six Asian women, murdered in Atlanta this week and the thousands of Asian-Americans that have been targeted in hate incidents over the past year alone.  We stand in

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To build a worker-centered economy, pass the PRO Act

The PRO Act would fix these problems in federal labor law by protecting workers’ right to collective action, holding employers accountable for breaking the law, ensuring free and fair union elections, and creating a fair process for a first union contract.

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Why we’re organizing to overturn the ban on local hire

On March 2, our coalition of over 160 public officials, community groups, unions, advocates, and academics launched a campaign to overturn the local hire ban.

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Tribute to Larry Willis

Working people lost a long time friend and warrior last Sunday with the death of Larry Willis, the President of the Transportation Trades Department of the AFL-CIO (TTD), one of the organizations that helped to found JMA.

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Column: What should ‘Buy America’ look like in a post-covid world?

The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the failure of decades of US industrial practice dictated by corporations. But the post-COVID economic recovery process offers a critical opportunity to reinvigorate the industry and create millions of new industrial jobs.