RELEASE: CAP Action Report Outlines 4 Ways the Biden Administration Can Raise Labor Standards for Federal Contractors

Washington, D.C. — Contract workers are essential to keeping America’s federal government running. They perform essential tasks, from working on the COVID-19 response at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to building roads and bridges nationwide. Yet too many of America’s millions of federal contract workers are paid poverty wages and have little power to...

CAP Action Memo: President Trump’s Failed Pandemic Response Continues To Put Wisconsin Health, Jobs, and Social Security at Risk

Wisconsin unemployment when President Trump took office: 3.6 percent Wisconsin unemployment now: 5.4 percent Washington, D.C. — Today, President Donald Trump will travel to West Salem, Wisconsin, to hold an in-person rally in the middle of a pandemic that has taken more than 225,000 American lives. The rally in West Salem will be his third in Wisconsin in...

CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Failing Pandemic Response Continues to Put Michigan Health, Jobs, and Social Security at Risk

Michigan unemployment when President Trump took office: 4.9 percent Michigan unemployment now: 8.5 percent Washington, D.C. — Today, President Donald Trump will travel to Lansing, Michigan, to hold an in-person rally in the middle of a pandemic that has taken more than 225,000 American lives. Due to the president’s failed pandemic response, coronavirus cases have...

CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Reckless and Failing Pandemic Response Continues To Put Pennsylvania Health, Jobs, and Social Security at Risk

Pennsylvania unemployment when Trump took office: 5.2 percent Pennsylvania unemployment now: 8.1 percent Washington, D.C. — Today, President Donald Trump will travel to Pennsylvania to hold three rallies in the middle of a pandemic that has taken more than 224,000 American lives. Due to the president's failed pandemic response, coronavirus cases have reached a record...

CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Reckless Pandemic Response Continues to Put North Carolina Health, Jobs, and Social Security at Risk

North Carolina unemployment when Trump took office: 4.9 percent North Carolina unemployment now: 7.3 percent Washington, D.C. — Today, President Donald Trump will arrive near Gastonia, North Carolina, to hold a rally in an airplane hanger at Gastonia Municipal Airport. His event will be the 14th in-person rally and second in North Carolina following the revelation...

CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Reckless Pandemic Response Continues To Put Pennsylvania Health, Jobs, and Social Security at Risk

Pennsylvania unemployment when Trump took office: 5.2 percent Pennsylvania unemployment now: 8.1 percent Washington, D.C. — Today, President Donald Trump will arrive in Erie, Pennsylvania, to hold a rally in an airplane hanger at Erie International Airport. The event will be the 13th of 14 scheduled in-person rallies and his second event in Pennsylvania following the revelation of his COVID-19...

CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Reckless Pandemic Response Puts Arizona Health, Jobs, and Social Security at Risk

297,000 Arizonans would lose health coverage if the ACA is repealed. 2.8 million Arizonans with preexisting conditions would have their protections stripped away. Washington, D.C. — Today, President Donald Trump will travel to Prescott and then Tucson, Arizona, to hold two rallies in airplane hangars at Prescott Regional Airport and Tucson International Airport. The events...

CAP Action Memo: President Trump’s Chaotic Pandemic Response Puts Wisconsin Health, Jobs, and Social Security at Risk

Wisconsin unemployment when President Trump took office: 3.6 percent Wisconsin Unemployment Now: 6.2 percent Washington, D.C. — Today, President Donald Trump will travel to Janesville, Wisconsin, to hold a rally despite a report from his very own coronavirus task force telling state officials that the public should avoid “crowds in public and social gatherings.” Wisconsin broke its coronavirus case...