New census data show income growth for middle-class households. More worker power can help continue those gains.
5 Reasons Why the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Regulations Will Raise Standards for Workers, Taxpayers, and Businesses
The Obama administration released new regulations today that will help ensure that companies receiving billions of dollars in federal contracts respect their workers and comply with the law.
It is clear that strengthening worker voice and power strengthens the middle class.
Companies Have Already Adopted the Best Practices of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order
Reporting requirements in the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order are already best practices used by large U.S. Department of Defense contractors.
Workers are standing up for a living wage and a union. Here is why the union is so important.
Opponents of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order Claim Cost Concerns in a Last Ditch Effort to Delay Final Implementation
The final regulations will promise to help raise standards for American workers, ensure that taxpayers receive good value, and allow law-abiding businesses to compete on an even playing field.
Policymakers should take action to expand retirement plan access to the millions of Americans without a workplace retirement plan.
By adapting its joint employer test to today’s workplace realities, the National Labor Relations Board’s Browning-Ferris decision, rather than ruining franchising, ensures that employees can meaningfully bargain with their employers.
State and local governments can boost job standards across our economy; ensure that high-road business can compete on an even playing field; and provide taxpayers with good value by adopting the government contracting practices identified in this report.
Policymakers should remember the importance of labor unions to help rebuild the middle class.