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Puget Sound Sage | December 18, 2009

by David West, Puget Sound Sage

Puget Sound Sage’s year-long green jobs campaign reached two milestones today:

Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy | December 18, 2009

In a sweeping victory for working families, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously last month to make a long-overdue update to the city’s living wage ordinance. This update will raise the living wage in order to provide access to quality family healthcare for thousands of private sector LAX airline service workers. A year in the making, the vote amends the living wage to provide an increase to the healthcare allotment, meaning that families who have never had private healthcare will now be able to seek medical treatment and care.

FRESC | December 18, 2009

by Robin Kneich, FRESC: Good Jobs, Strong Communities

East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable... | December 18, 2009

Despite all of the assets and opportunities in Oakland, the city of nearly a half-million people has struggled with a high rate of crime and violence. In 2008, 128

New CPI study finds construction training programs key to economic recovery

Center on Policy Initiatives | December 18, 2009

CPI released a report in September linking quality apprenticeship programs in the building trades to the future of California's green economy and economic recovery.

The report, Construction Apprenticeship Programs: Career Training for California's Recovery, demonstrates that apprenticeship training is most effective when run collaboratively by labor and management.

Community Labor United | December 18, 2009

 On October 27, 2009 Massachusetts adopted a $1.4 billion plan that will

East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable... | September 30, 2009

by Aditi Vaidya, EBASE Port Program Director

The stakes are getting high in the fight for good jobs and clean air, and the movement is headed to Washington, DC.

Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy | September 30, 2009

As part of a campaign to create good, green jobs at L.A.’s ports, the Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE) released a major report on the potential jobs impact of planned infrastructure investment at the Port of L.A. early in the summer. 

Community Labor United | September 30, 2009

by By Soledad Boyd & Jeremy Shenk, Community Labor United Senior Organizers

The Massachusetts Green Justice Coalition won a victory for social justice and the environment on Tuesday July 28th when the state Energy Efficiency Advisory Council (EEAC) told the state’s utilities to add equity to their efficiency plans.

FRESC | November 18, 2008

Denver’s Regional Transportation District (RTD) has approved its first policy statement in support of affordable housing as part of its Strategic Plan for Transit Oriented Development (TOD).

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