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.
This week on "The Tent," Daniella chats with Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) about the American Rescue Plan and economic recovery from the pandemic as well as the ongoing struggle for women's representation.
Authors Malkie Wall and David Madland urge state and local officials to act now to strengthen worker power in the workplace and beyond.
While both parties have used budget reconciliation for major priorities, Republicans have used it more aggressively to force through tax cuts.
Author Karla Walter explains how policymakers can ensure economic recovery spending benefits for working Americans from all walks of life by adopting model job quality language.
Authors David Madland and Malkie Wall discuss how Maine policymakers can improve the state’s economy and democracy by building worker power.
Authors Malkie Wall, David Madland, and Karla Walter answer frequently asked questions about prevailing wages.
Authors Karla Walter, Malkie Wall, and Alex Rowell provide a road map for state and local policymakers working to create or strengthen prevailing wage laws, explain core features of prevailing wage legislation, and lift up existing best practices from around the county.
Authors David Madland, Malkie Wall, and Alex Rowell detail how states and cities can set minimum compensation standards for private sector employees that reference prevailing wage and benefit rates.
Bringing together representatives of workers, employers, and the public can foster coordinated problem-solving.