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Navigating the EV Transition: 4 Emerging Impacts on Auto Manufacturing Jobs

As momentum for electric vehicles accelerates in the U.S., a skilled and trained auto manufacturing workforce will be necessary for a successful transition. Policies like the Inflation Reduction Act and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law have helped deliver more than $154 billion in investments into building electric vehicles and components. By 2035, EVs could … [continued]

DALL.E graphic created by Carolyn Fortuna/CleanTechnica

Local Union Workers Power Minnesota’s Fast-Growing Clean Energy Industry

Laura Yoder, a single mother who worked as a waitress, bartender, and food distribution center manager, became self-sufficient in 2003 when she joined the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) Local 405 in Rochester, Minnesota. Yoder received specialized, hands-on training from the union that enabled her to move up … [continued]

2023 Tesla Model Y, by Kyle Field | CleanTechnica.

Tesla’s Nordic Union Struggles Continue

Unions are a part of the culture in Europe. Workers’ rights are strong — stronger than anywhere else in the world — and some regulations and benefits are baked into common knowledge and expectations that we can’t even dream of pushing for here in the United States. There is a … [continued]