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Construction of Tennessee EV Battery Facility Highlights Promises and Challenges of Biden Administration Policies Report
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Construction of Tennessee EV Battery Facility Highlights Promises and Challenges of Biden Administration Policies

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.

David Madland, Kyle Ross

Government on Workers’ Side Report
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Government on Workers’ Side

State and local policymakers can raise standards for workers and the public through prevailing wages, project labor agreements, and several other best practices.

Karla Walter

Patrick Gaspard’s Statement for the Senate AI Insight Forum on Workforce Article

Patrick Gaspard’s Statement for the Senate AI Insight Forum on Workforce

Patrick Gaspard, president and CEO of the Center for American Progress, attended Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's Senate Artificial Intelligence Insight Forum on Workforce in November 2023; his statement at the event addressed the challenges and opportunities of AI, and he urged Congress to act.

Patrick Gaspard

House Republican Budget Threatens Public Education and Opportunity for Young People Article
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House Republican Budget Threatens Public Education and Opportunity for Young People

House Republican leadership’s proposed funding bill would vastly cut support for economically disadvantaged students and eliminate important programs in the K-12 education, youth workforce development, and higher education spheres.

Bidenomics en acción: una visión económica mejor para latinos In the News

Bidenomics en acción: una visión económica mejor para latinos

En una página de opinión en El Tiempo Latino, Gaby Blanco explica cómo las legislaciones económicas de la administración de Biden van a beneficiar a la comunidad latina en los Estados Unidos.

El Tiempo Latino

Gaby Blanco

The Business Case for Good Jobs Report
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The Business Case for Good Jobs

Jobs that include employee training and good working conditions have higher worker productivity and lower operational costs associated with turnover, boosting firm profitability and economic growth.

Crystal Weise

Why Federal Pay Data Collection Is Critical to Equity Article
Advocates demand fair wages on International Women’s Day.

Why Federal Pay Data Collection Is Critical to Equity

Kalpana Kotagal’s confirmation to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission offers promise for the reinstatement of federal pay data collection, a critical pay equity tool discontinued in 2019.

Isabela Salas-Betsch, Lauren Hoffman

How historic infrastructure investments can benefit women workers In the News

How historic infrastructure investments can benefit women workers

Karla Walter partnered with Sharita Gruberg to break down the potential long-lasting benefits for women in manufacturing due to President Joe Biden's historic economic legislation.

The Hill

Sharita Gruberg, Karla Walter

State and Local Leaders Summit Past Event
ATLANTA, GEORGIA, UNITED STATES - 2018/12/21: Pattern on an old metallic bridge seen on a rural road in the State of Georgia, United States. The built structure is painted in green. (Photo by Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images)

State and Local Leaders Summit

Governors and mayors will have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to transform their economies in the months and years ahead.

Patrick Gaspard

Revolutionizing the Workplace: Why Long COVID and the Increase of Disabled Workers Require a New Approach Report
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Revolutionizing the Workplace: Why Long COVID and the Increase of Disabled Workers Require a New Approach

Using new data from the U.S. Census Bureau to examine the impacts of long COVID on the labor market, this report recommends that employers, unions, and policymakers create better workplaces for disabled workers and all workers.

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