DACA continues to be a lifeline for its beneficiaries, their families, and communities across the nation.
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
The enacted American Rescue Plan and the proposed American Jobs Plan should only be the start of the federal government’s bold investments to boost economic growth for all.
A sectoral council is well-suited to address the fast-food industry’s unique challenges and improve working conditions.
Congress should help pay for national investments by making the wealthy and corporations pay the taxes they already owe.
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.
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.