Posts tagged White House

    AFL-CIO presses Biden to cancel student debt

    May 13, 2022 // “Organized labor was built on the foundation of creating a pathway to the middle class for everyone, but skyrocketing student loan debt has become an insurmountable obstacle to achieving this goal,” Shuler said.

    Target employees at Virginia store file for union election amid a broader labor push at big companies

    May 12, 2022 // Target said in a statement Wednesday that it has been investing in its workforce, with a starting wage range of between $15 to $24 per hour, health care benefits and a program that covers the cost of some associate and undergraduate degrees.

    Associated Builders and Contractors addresses Sen. Sanders Budget Committee Hearing and Misleading Allegations

    May 8, 2022 // The CRA states that, once an agency rule is disapproved by Congress, such a rule may not be issued in “substantially the same form,” unless it is expressly authorized by a subsequent law. A regulatory action pushing for a new Blacklisting Rule, even if narrowly tailored to firms that have been accused of violating the NLRA––as referenced in the chairman’s letter––would most certainly run afoul of the CRA and be subjected to litigation and create additional uncertainty for federal contractors.

    Psaki sidesteps questions about White House meeting with Amazon, Starbucks union leaders

    May 4, 2022 // “The choice to join a union belongs to workers alone … and by the way Amazon, here we come,” Mr. Biden said to thunderous applause at the North America’s Building Trade Unions conference in Washington, D.C.

    5 states sue Biden over minimum wage hike for federal contractors

    February 10, 2022 // The states — Arizona, Idaho, Indiana, Nebraska and South Carolina — argue President Biden overstepped his authority when he signed an executive order mandating the minimum wage last April. The order went into effect Jan. 30.

    White House Releases Plan to Use Federal Government to Boost Union Bosses’ Power

    February 8, 2022 // Our economy needs a hand up by ensuring additional freedom for workers and businesses to pursue opportunities. I’m calling on President Biden to suspend the task force’s recommendations, slow the tsunami of regulations, and throw workers the lifeline they desperately need.