Some state officials are using litigation in an attempt to undermine people’s wages, well-being, and access to health care—and the Trump administration is on their side.
Union membership increases wealth for all workers and does the most for nonwhite families.
Too many private-sector workers, especially in Southern and Midwest states, do not have access to paid sick days, jeopardizing their family’s health and economic security—as well as their own.
Attacks on unions and stagnant wages are proof that the economy isn’t working for everyone.
Millions of American families are living on the edge, increasingly suffering from volatile incomes, unstable jobs and low wealth.
Policymakers must address significant race and gender gaps in Registered Apprenticeship programs.
Remedying sexual harassment must encompass more than a particular incident and include examining underlying structures, systems, and culture to eliminate discrimination in every corner of the workplace.
Most working mothers return home to a second shift of unpaid housework and caregiving after their official workday ends. When paid work, household labor, and child care are combined, working mothers spend more time working than fathers.
CAP’s Blueprint addresses the wage and employment challenges of working Americans and communities left behind by meeting pressing economic and social needs and creating a job guarantee in the hardest-hit areas.
CAP’s Jobs Blueprint addresses the wage stagnation and employment challenges facing working class Americans and communities left behind by investing in millions of new jobs nationwide to meet some of our nation’s most pressing economic and social needs and creating a job guarantee in the hardest-hit areas.
Wage boards would empower all workers to negotiate for higher pay and benefits.
Despite recent gains, disabled workers are still much more likely to struggle economically than their nondisabled counterparts, and keeping interest rates low may help them.
Creating and funding sectorwide labor-management training partnerships would benefit workers, business, and the larger economy.
Policymakers can take these eight concrete actions to confront sexual harassment and achieve meaningful progress for all workers.
President Trump promised to fight for American workers, but his first year in office has shown that he is decidedly not on their side.