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Senior Fellow, Inclusive Economy
Senior Fellow; Senior Adviser, American Worker Project
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Tennessee’s BlueOval City electric vehicle battery facility shows how public investments can lead to good union jobs, but anecdotal evidence suggests that workers are not connecting these jobs to important economic policies.
Feb 26, 2024
David Madland, Kyle Ross
The Biden administration is fighting to protect fast food and outsourced workers’ right to come together in unions—and shouldn’t let anti-worker lawmakers undermine these efforts.
Feb 8, 2024
Continued worker action and major policy reforms are needed for union membership and collective bargaining to significantly increase.
Jan 17, 2024
Amid record-breaking temperatures, Phoenix airport service workers filed an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) complaint against their employer and are demanding action to improve job conditions and safety measures.
Dec 14, 2023
Hannah Malus, Margaret Cooney, Devon Lespier, 4 More
Toni Pandolfo, Hai-Lam Phan, Madalyn Reagan, Jeremy Hill
After the collapse of the I-95 bridge, government funding and union trade workers came together to rebuild the infrastructure faster than anyone predicted.
Dec 11, 2023
Matthew Gossage, Madalyn Reagan, Toni Pandolfo, 2 More
Ashley Joo, Hai-Lam Phan
Disabled workers are underpaid, but union membership helps ensure they earn the same wages as their nondisabled peers.
Dec 6, 2023
States are taking action to strengthen workers’ ability to unionize and collectively bargain as well as raise job standards.
Nov 1, 2023
Isabela Salas-Betsch, Karla Walter
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Oct 25, 2023
Former Rep. Andy Levin (D-MI) discusses the recent series of wins for unions across the country and what these changes mean for American workers.
Oct 7, 2023
Rep. Andy Levin
The Biden administration’s actions to strengthen the economy are helping ensure young people have a brighter future.
Oct 5, 2023
Jessica Vela, Crystal Weise
In the face of demands for better jobs and stronger health protections, some automakers claim they can’t improve job quality and lower vehicle emissions—but they have the resources to support middle-class-led economic growth and clean up their vehicle fleets.
Sep 12, 2023
Leo Banks, Karla Walter, Anona Neal
In a MarketWatch op-ed, Mike Williams argues why the Big Three automakers need to work with the UAW to do right by autoworkers and to help fight against climate change.
Sep 8, 2023
We pursue 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.
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