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.
Comments on Regulations and Guidance Implementing the “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order
The draft regulations and guidance represent an important step toward ensuring that the federal procurement process upholds strong responsibility standards.
Economic inequality is harming Ohio’s middle class and threatening statewide economic growth.
Karla Walter, Associate Director of the American Worker Project at the Center for American Progress Action Fund, testifies before the New York State Fast Food Wage Board.
A strong middle class needs unions in order to combat increasing inequality.
As city minimum-wage laws are beginning to pick up steam, evidence suggests that raising the minimum wage does not harm local jobs.
Two subcommittees of the U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee will jointly debate President Barack Obama’s most recent contracting executive order today. The order helps fix a broken system and protects taxpayers, law-abiding businesses, and millions of American workers.