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H.R.1817 – Protecting Workers for a Clean Future Act – 117th Congress

H.R.1817 – Protecting Workers for a Clean Future Act Sponsor: Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] (Introduced 03/11/2021) Committees: House – Education and Labor The Secretary of Labor, in consultation with the Secretary of Energy, shall establish a grant program for local governments … Continue reading

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WEALTH INEQUITY IS DESTROYING OUR SOCIETY!

Eight men own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion people who make up the poorest half of humanity, according to a new report published by Oxfam today to mark the annual meeting of political and business leaders in Davos. … Continue reading

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Workers

Sources & Organizations Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) Economic Policy Institute (EPI) Specific Information Frontline Workers Publications – CEPR Guestworkers – EPI HealthcareWorkers – CEPR Older workers – EPI Right to Work – EPI Workers – CEPR . … Continue reading

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Workers Rights

Sources & Organizations Blue Future Center for Popular Democracy Specific Information COMBATING WAGE THEFT – CBD FORCED ARBITRATION: A CORPORATE ATTACK ON WORKERS’ RIGHTS – CPD RESTORING A FAIR WORKWEEK – CPD Workers Rights – BF . Specific Issues Index … Continue reading

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COVID-19 and Health Care Workers

Sources & Organizations Amnesty International Biden Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board Specific Information EXPOSED, SILENCED, ATTACKED – AI . Specific Issues Index from Creating Better World

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Work and Job Creation

There is plenty of work to do that does not jeopardize our future, does not widen the gap between the richest and the poorest in our society, and that can enrich our communities. We must encourage the creation of these … Continue reading

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Fair Taxation

Federal and state taxes must be strongly progressive. Our current tax system is outrageously unjust. It is riddled with loopholes, subsidies and dodges for corporations and the super-rich. Most working people pay too much in taxes compared to corporations, multi-millionaires … Continue reading

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Economic Development – BS

As president, Bernie will: Provide targeted regional economic development. Communities especially in need of assistance during our transition to a clean energy economy will be eligible for an additional funding for economic development investments through regional commissions and authorities. Our … Continue reading

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Workers – BS

Bernie has fought for workers his entire career. He understands that coal miners and oil-rig operators are not the problem. Fossil fuel workers have powered the country for more than a century, working in dangerous and precarious jobs to provide … Continue reading

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Rebuild Our Economy and Ensure Justice for Frontline Communities and a Just Transition for Workers – BS

As we rapidly move toward renewable energy and energy efficiency, we must ensure that the workers employed in the fossil fuel industry see that their standards of living are not only protected, but improved. A just transition for workers means … Continue reading

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