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The 4th Revolution , August 31, 2021
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20 graduate from BYD and SMART’s manufacturing apprenticeship program

BYD and SMART Local 105 announced the graduation of the first two classes from its Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship program, a first of its kind training program in California to prepare workers for the electric vehicle revolution.

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The Valley Labor Report, August 21, 2021
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Alabama’s $4 Billion in Corporate Giveaways with Patricia Todd

Jobs to Move America’s Southern Policy Director spoke to The Valley Labor Report about her new report on Alabama’s corporate tax giveaways.

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Alabama Political Reporter, August 13, 2021
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Alabama’s corporate subsidies cost $4 billion over three decades, report says

A report released Wednesday by Jobs to Move America calls Alabama’s system for corporate tax incentives “exactly the wrong way” to improve the state’s economy, citing $4 billion in giveaways between 1993 and 2020 with scant information about what taxpayers have received in return.

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Associated Press, August 12, 2021
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Group: state taxpayers left in dark on industrial incentives

Alabama hands out millions of dollars in industrial incentives for the purpose of luring jobs to the state, but taxpayers are too often left in the dark about the deals and what the state ultimately gets in return, a new report from an advocacy group said.

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Alabama Political Reporter, August 11, 2021
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Report: Alabama’s incentives to businesses lack transparency, accountability

The report published Tuesday highlights Alabama’s secretive incentives for businesses, and urges lawmakers to improve transparency and hold businesses accountable for promises made about job creation and wages.

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Toward a New Procurement Law: Reclaiming Competition for the Common Good

Jobs to Move America and the UCLA Law School David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law & Policy are excited to invite you to our upcoming panel: Toward a New Procurement Law: Reclaiming Competition for the Common Good When: 

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Jobs to Move America and the Nonprofit Professional Employees Union announce the signing of the organization’s first staff contract

Media contacts:Alaa Milbes, Jobs to Move Americaamilbes@jobstomoveamerica.orgKatie Barrows, Nonprofit Professional Employees Unionkbarrows@npeu.org LOS ANGELES, July 26, 2021 – Jobs to Move America (JMA) and the Nonprofit Professional Employees Union, IFPTE Local 70 (NPEU), are excited to announce the signing of

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June 2, 2021
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Mayors: End ban on local hiring for federal projects. These jobs are economic lifelines.

"We are calling on President Joe Biden to fully lift the federal ban on local hiring for federally funded projects. This will allow cities to use those federal dollars to create local jobs – and help us, as mayors, make our regions more prosperous and sustainable for all."

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Great Lakes Echo, May 13, 2021
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Advancements in electric buses making green transit more accessible for rural areas

Christy Veeder, national program director, speaks to the societal and economic benefits of electric buses and the possibility of Biden's infrastructure plan.

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POLITICO Pro, May 12, 2021
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CCIA advocates make push with only weeks to go in session

Mo-Yain Tham, a senior researcher at Jobs to Move America, said the CCIA will create 160,000 jobs. “There’s massive potential to transform our economy," Tham said "The CCIA assures these jobs will be quality jobs contributing to a green economy.”