Presentation on theme: "From CBAs to Shared Prosperity CBAs – project based, sometimes redevelopment areas/multiple projects Broadbased agendas –improve job quality –make sure."— Presentation transcript:
From CBAs to Shared Prosperity CBAs – project based, sometimes redevelopment areas/multiple projects Broadbased agendas –improve job quality –make sure low-income workers have access to jobs –Affordable housing –Environmental sustainability –Community needs – on-site childcare, public art, youth programs, parking/traffic Maximize government leverage in and get to scale = need to institutionalize community benefits
Improve the Redevelopment Process Get involved in the process earlier Make decision-making more transparent: require data and disclosure Two quick examples: –San Jose Cost benefit analysis –Oakland Army Base RFP
Require Standards for All Projects Los Angeles CRA Construction Careers Policy Passed Feb 2008, with overwhelming support Requires PLA w/local hiring incorporated 30% of total work hours performed by local residents, 1/3 of those for hard-to-employ workers Maximize apprenticeship utilization Anticipate will cover 15,000 jobs, $170 million in construction over first 5 years
Leverage More Everywhere Clean and Safe Ports Campaign LA, Long Beach, Oakland, Seattle, New Jersey Truck drivers misclassified as independent contractors Environmental degradation Job quality/working poverty Campaign: reclassify as employees, upgrade trucks, establish job quality standards Est. 16,800 drivers in LA/Long Beach alone
Kathleen Mulligan-Hansel Director of Research and Communications Partnership for Working Families email@example.com www.communitybenefits.org
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