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Creating good jobs as California transitions to electric buses

The transition to a clean, equitable economy that works for everyone starts in California, as recent efforts across the state show.

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A climate-safe future is a good jobs future

We’re celebrating some developments in the fight for climate justice — ones that prove that real solutions to the climate crisis are ones that lift up workers, fight racial injustice, and contribute to building a better society.

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Column: A Green New Deal worth taking

The Green New Deal is dominating the headlines, but what does this really mean for workers? A new report offers some important insights.

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How to operationalize a just transition

We already have a strong policy mechanism — public purchasing — that can deliver on core aspects of Green New Deal and lift up working people across the country.

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Two women’s visions of diversity, equity, and inclusion in infrastructure

Listen to this podcast with two social justice leaders about the struggle for gender justice in the transportation and infrastructure sectors.

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Column: What is a good economic development deal? Not the New York Amazon one.

All of this soul searching by New Yorkers brings up a bigger question for the rest of the country: what makes a taxpayer-supported economic deal “good?”

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Celebrating Black leaders in labor and transportation

This Black History Month, we are profiling a group of Black trade unionists, civil rights leaders, workers, and leaders in transportation.

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Congress takes a first step to give second chances, manufacturers should follow

While many consider the First Step Act to be just that -- a first step -- the bill may also contain important lessons for manufacturers looking to solve the sector’s ongoing recruitment crisis.

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Fear on the factory floor is bad for business

In the past 20 years, U.S. manufacturing jobs have become more insecure and precarious.

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Column: Manufacturers have a recruiting problem. So why aren’t they hiring more women?

Despite the fact that women represent 51.4 percent of adults in the U.S., they hold only seven percent of middle-skilled manufacturing jobs.