President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan contains many elements that will prime America’s economy for faster, stronger and more equitable growth, including investments in roads, water systems, electric grids, child care and home care. Among its most important reforms, however, are those that would make it easier for workers to join a union and bargain collectively.
Promoting unions is the hidden linchpin of the president’s plan because creating good jobs is not just a matter of increasing economic growth. In today’s economy, workers need more power to ensure that economic growth translates into better conditions.
The above excerpt was originally published in Morning Consult.
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