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A More Perfect Union

With a new administration entering office and Americans desperate for action, the government needs a national plan for renewal focused on rewiring the economy, rebuilding the safety net, and reconnecting America to the world.

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Prevailing Wages: Frequently Asked Questions

Policymakers can use prevailing wages to set strong compensation rates across industries and occupations, benefitting workers and taxpayers alike.

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A How-To Guide for Strengthening State and Local Prevailing Wage Laws

This report provides a road map for state and local policymakers working to create or strengthen prevailing wage laws, explains core features of prevailing wage legislation, and lifts up existing best practices from around the county.

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Raising the Bar

States and cities can set minimum compensation standards for private sector employees that reference prevailing wage and benefit rates.

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A CRA To Meet the Challenge of Climate Change

A modernized Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) would be a useful tool to effectively address climate resilience and environmental racism in low-income communities of color.

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Modernizing the Social Contract With Investment Fiduciaries

To help build a new social contract among companies, investors, workers, and society, regulators should modernize the fiduciary rules governing investment advisers and retirement plan fiduciaries to ensure that they disclose how they handle environmental, social, and governance considerations.

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Centering Racial Equity in a New Administration

With a new administration set to lead the U.S. federal government, and in the midst of a pandemic that has exposed the many layers of racial inequality in this country, it is time to finally put infrastructure in place to achieve equity for Black Americans and communities of color.

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