A policy manifesto for paying, protecting, and empowering essential workers

“Unions are an important vehicle for workers to express workplace safety concerns and negotiate working conditions, in addition to other core issues such as pay and benefits.”

“Congress should reform decades-old labor laws to allow many more workers to access the protection of unions and representation”

“It gives me a voice,” Saucedo said, on being a member of a union during the pandemic. “It gives me one more ledge before I get pushed over. With the union on our side, I believe I can fight even harder for people.”

By Molly Kinder, Laura Stateler

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