December 2011 Posts

Dec
22
2011

Manual for Organizing Transit Riders Features Creative Community Victories

Good Jobs First today published a grassroots organizing manual for riders of public transportation seeking to preserve and improve transit service.

Dec
14
2011

Leaving a Lasting Legacy, Devaney Can Depart Recovery Board with Head Held High

By Andrew Seifter, Good Jobs First

Earl Devaney, who as Chairman of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board oversaw implementation of the Recovery Act’s revolutionary accountability measures, is retiring.

Dec
14
2011

Report: States Spend Billions on Economic Development Subsidies that Don’t Require Job Creation or Decent Wages

States are spending billions per year on corporate tax credits, grants and other economic development subsidies that often require little if any job creation and lack wage and benefit standards covering workers at subsidized companies.