President Biden is using his executive authority to build power and improve the lives of contract workers; he can do even more to raise standards for service workers.
Small Businesses Get a Boost From a $15 Minimum Wage
Building U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness and Capacity
Eliminating the Black-White Wealth Gap Is a Generational Challenge
West Virginia Needs the American Rescue Plan
The Direct Cash Assistance and Tax Cuts in the American Rescue Plan Act
Involving unions and worker groups in navigator programs would help more people understand and get the unemployment benefits they deserve.
A vigorous FSOC could go a long way toward creating a U.S. financial system that is resilient and positioned to support long-term growth.
President Biden’s FY 2022 budget request must address years of cuts and underinvestment in critical government functions.
Tipped industries in one fair wage states have higher growth, less inequality, and lower poverty for all workers.
Strengthening green bond labeling to include a ranking that accounts for the expected environmental and social performance of financed activities will help to increase capital flows to high-quality sustainability and environmental justice projects by eliminating greenwashing.
Even before the pandemic, breadwinning mothers were keeping families afloat.
A comprehensive effort to secure equal pay must include limiting employers’ reliance on salary history in hiring and compensation decisions, as this practice can result in wage disparities and pay discrimination for women and workers of color.
This fact sheet outlines policy changes to make U.S. manufacturing more globally competitive, provide higher wages, and reduce supply chain risk.
Immigrant women are integral members of U.S. society, working across industries that serve all communities and spur economic growth. As the pandemic continues to disproportionately affect women in the workforce, future policy must consider the contributions and needs of immigrant women.
Congress and the Biden administration must act quickly to minimize further harm during the COVID-19 pandemic—particularly for Latinos and other communities of color.
With President Joe Biden’s recommitment to the Paris climate accord, all eyes are on the policy changes and investments necessary to chart a course to net-zero global greenhouse gas emissions by 2050—and accounting and independent auditing can help keep the United States on track.
By enhancing information on environmental, social, and governance matters in banking and facilitating competition, the CFPB and bank regulators can reduce financial abuses and empower consumers to align the financial system with sustainable values.
The COVID-19 pandemic and resultant economic recession are still wreaking havoc on New Hampshire communities. President Biden and Congress must act boldly to ensure that working-class New Hampshirites are able to weather the storm.
The COVID-19 pandemic and resultant economic recession are still wreaking havoc on Nevada communities. President Biden and Congress must act boldly to ensure that working-class Nevadans are able to weather the storm.