Good Jobs First Subsidy News

12/09/2021

Amazon opens most of its warehouses in neighborhoods with a disproportionately high number of people of color and low-income residents, an investigation by Consumer Reports has found.

11/24/2021

"Landing Samsung Electronics Co.’s massive new chip plant didn’t come cheap for Taylor, Texas. The question now is whether the investment will pay off."

11/09/2021

General Electric has drawn roughly $1.6 billion in federal money since Fiscal Year 2000, plus $687 million in state and local awards since 1992, totaling more than $2.2 billion, according to Good Jobs First. Over roughly the same period, the report says, three out of every four GE jobs in the U.S. disappeared.

10/26/2021

Water companies have since 2010 paid £405,437,850 in various worker and environmental fines, a Byline Times analysis of Violation Tracker UK data revealed. Recent attempts to force the companies to (among other things) better protect public waterways were voted down.

10/26/2021

Analyzing Violation Tracker UK data, the Byline Times found that almost half of the violations come from the financial services industry – "despite the sector contributing to less than 10% of the UK’s economic output."