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Major electric vehicle manufacturer signs first multi-state agreement with community and civil rights group for equitable hiring and good jobs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts:  JMA: Paola Rodelas (808) 333-4782 prodelas@jobstomoveamerica.org Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP: Michael Troncoso (619) 338-3821 MTroncoso@rgrdlaw.com LOS ANGELES AND BIRMINGHAM, May 26, 2022 – Jobs to Move America (“JMA”), Greater Birmingham Ministries (“GBM”), and New

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New report details the impact of transitioning the nation’s 500,000 school buses to electric vehicles

Report provides roadmap for how to transition fairly so all communities benefit NEW YORK, MAY 24, 2022 — Today, Jobs to Move America (JMA) unveiled a new report that details the impact of transitioning the nation’s 500,000 school buses to

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Elected Officials Must Act on Racist Violence in the U.S.

By Melanie Jamileh Prasad, JMA Legal Director I was born and raised in Buffalo, New York and want to share some thoughts about the shooting there this weekend. I carry a strong attachment and deep feeling of home to my

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Webinar: Leveraging Federal Infrastructure Dollars for Good Jobs in Communities that Need them Most

On May 13, 2022, Jobs to Move America partnered with the EARN Network to host an event on local and targeted hiring practices.  The webinar, which also featured speakers from LA Metro and Stand Up Nashville, discussed the historical

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Pace piggybacks on Georgia e-bus order, approves Homewood facility upgrade funding

Marcos Feldman, senior researcher for Jobs to Move America, argued that, in the interest of ensuring job opportunities and economic benefits for marginalized communities, Pace should bid the project out.

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This Earth Day, Let’s Invest in Workers

Today is Earth Day, and this year’s theme is “invest in our planet.” This call is more urgent than ever—the latest report from the group of scientists considered the international experts on climate change warns the moment is “now

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New York needs to Go Green

By Dan Maloney – President, Rochester and Genesee Valley Area Labor Federation AFL-CIO In New York, we have the opportunity to tackle climate change and address the current 4.9% unemployment rate. We can build a strong future with green energy

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ElectrifyNY Press Statement on 2022 New York State Budget

We are encouraged by the adoption of a 2035 zero-emissions school bus fleet mandate in the state budget, but are concerned that transit and paratransit vehicle fleets are not yet addressed.  Transportation accounts for 28% of New York State’s greenhouse

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Warehouse Workers for Justice Report Uplifts Need for Good Jobs and Clean Air in Joliet

This week, Warehouse Workers for Justice released its new report “For Good Jobs & Clean Air: How a Just Transition to Zero Emission Vehicles Can Transform Warehousing,” which details the impact of the booming warehouse and logistics industry on Will