Senior Director, American Worker Project
For decades, the U.S. economy has left LGBTQI+ individuals and their families behind, but the Biden-Harris administration can use its existing authority to uplift LGBTQI+ workers.
Worker boards have achieved real momentum in the United States, with four states and three local governments enacting laws since 2018 that bring workers and employers together to recommend standards.
Maine policymakers can improve the state’s economy and democracy by enacting these 10 recommendations to build worker power.
David Madland praises a new Detroit city ordinance that would create a process for bringing together representatives of workers, employers, and the public to make recommendations around minimum compensation and standards for certain industries.
Sectoral bargaining allows workers to negotiate wages and job standards across an industry, improving working conditions and boosting productivity.
David Madland explains how a proposed law in California, the FAST Recovery Act, would vastly improve fast-food workers' rights in the state by creating a sectoral council.
A sectoral council is well-suited to address the fast-food industry’s unique challenges and improve working conditions.
Authors Malkie Wall and David Madland urge state and local officials to act now to strengthen worker power in the workplace and beyond.
Bringing together representatives of workers, employers, and the public can foster coordinated problem-solving.
Sectoral bargaining is a form of collective bargaining that extends negotiated wages, benefits, and workplace standards across an entire occupation, industry, or region.
Authors Kate Andrias, David Madland, and Malkie Wall explain that by developing policies for workers’ boards, state and local policymakers can raise minimum wage rates and other benefits.
We pursue climate action that meets the crisis’s urgency, creates good-quality jobs, benefits disadvantaged communities, and restores U.S. credibility on the global stage.
We work to strengthen public health systems and improve health care coverage, access, and affordability.
Economic growth must be built on the foundation of a strong and secure middle class so that all Americans benefit from growth.