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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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End the ‘Alabama discount’

From the Amazon workers organizing a union in Bessemer to our coalition’s campaign for a Community Benefits Agreement with nearby bus manufacturer New Flyer, workers and communities are coming together to demand dignity and respect.

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New York Times, March 18, 2021
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Amazon says it pays Alabama workers well; other local employers pay more

A survey of about 100 workers at the NFI plant by Emily Erickson, a professor at Alabama A&M University, found that white workers earned about $3 an hour more than Black workers on average.

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Louisville Business First, March 16, 2021
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Louisville-area manufacturer faces unfair labor practices complaint

The National Labor Relations Board, a federal agency that enforces labor laws in relation to collective bargaining and unfair labor practices, has issued a complaint against Shepherdsville, Kentucky-based KMG Fabrication Inc., doing business as New Flyer of America.

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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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Fred Davenport WVTM 13 News, March 10, 2021
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Report: Calhoun County manufacturing workers facing low wages, unsafe working conditions, racial and gender discrimination

A research team at Alabama A&M University in Huntsville released a grim report on the experiences workers are facing at manufacturing plants in Anniston and Calhoun County.

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Anniston Star, March 10, 2021
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Survey of New Flyer employees shows concerns with racial equality, wage disparity

Alabama A&M released a survey Wednesday indicating worker dissatisfaction at the Anniston New Flyer bus manufacturing plant.

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Rocket City Now WZDX, March 10, 2021
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AAMU researchers reveal report on manufacturing industry in Alabama

Research shows workers reported earning below living wage, unpredictable schedules and forced overtime, unsafe working conditions, racial and gender discrimination.

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Alabama Political Reporter, March 10, 2021
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New study paints bleak picture of Alabama’s tradeoff of tax breaks for jobs

Big companies benefit at the expense of their employees and surrounding communities, researchers at Alabama A&M say.