Under President Biden, the United States is reinvigorating its trade policy to better confront the major challenges of the 21st century, but key questions remain.
Join the Center for American Progress, North America's Building Trades Union, and a distinguished panel of innovative policymakers and leading labor voices to discuss efforts to ensure equity in the infrastructure workforce.
Even before the pandemic, breadwinning mothers were keeping families afloat.
This fact sheet outlines policy changes to make U.S. manufacturing more globally competitive, provide higher wages, and reduce supply chain risk.
Policy change can make U.S. manufacturing more globally competitive, provide higher wages, and reduce supply chain risk.
Maine policymakers can improve the state’s economy and democracy by enacting these 10 recommendations to build worker power.
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.
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.
Pro-worker advocates must advance strategies and policies that will ensure that all climate jobs are high-quality union jobs that make the economy more equitable.
Tackling climate change will require state and local action alongside federal policy change. State and local policymakers can ensure that good jobs are created in the new clean economy by focusing on five proven job-quality strategies.
Federal policymakers must invest in domestic electric vehicle production and deployment now in order to support high-quality American jobs, cut greenhouse gas emissions over the long term, and ensure national competitiveness in a key area of growth.
The United States must rethink how it invests in rural communities.
Climate action that meets the crisis’s urgency, creates good-quality jobs, benefits disadvantaged communities, and restores U.S. credibility on the global stage.
Democracy is under attack at home and abroad. We must act to ensure it is accessible to all, accountable, and can serve as a force of good.
Economic growth must be built on the foundation of a strong and secure middle class so that all Americans benefit from growth.