Tuesday, November 3, working people in California will be voting for more than just the next president of the United States. They will also have a say in the future of work for hundreds of thousands of Californians working in the gig economy, and an opportunity to place a check on corporate power. On the […]
Frontline workers need a leader in the White House who will stand up for them and put their interests first. Joe Biden is that leader. He understands that workers deserve to be safe on the job. He has been an outspoken proponent of federal workplace safety standards. And he supports a national mask mandate […]
Joe Biden’s 36-year career in public service to our nation has made one thing perfectly clear: he will fight for us. Not just for his friends and donors, not just for the wealthy, and not just for his base. We know Joe Biden, and we know that quality about him is exactly what working […]
By Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Rep. Jesus ‘Chuy’ Garcia, and Larry Willis. Published in The Hill. The same day that President Trump revealed that he and the First Lady tested positive for COVID-19 — the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) rejected a petition by 33 unions representing frontline transportation workers for an emergency order to require […]
Results from the nationwide survey, conducted by two leading Republican and Democratic public opinion firms, show that regardless of political affiliation or geographic location, an overwhelming majority of voters favor appropriating funds in the next coronavirus relief legislation to ensure the postal service can maintain operations.
Frontline workers across our economy are putting their lives on the line as they step up to serve our country and their communities and our time of need. These heroes deserve to know they are protected at work, and they need the federal government to fulfill its responsibility to them to ensure their safety, and the safety of their families and passengers.
For too long, federal policy has failed to support the training needs of America’s frontline transit and commuter rail workforces — a need that is more important than ever in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to the efforts and leadership of Reps. Anthony Brown (D-MD) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), we now have an […]
The needs of working people must take center stage in COVID-19 policy debatesRead More