– The Washington Post
The Biden administration is more than six weeks late on a self-imposed deadline to set a workplace safety standard for the coronavirus, angering labor advocates who had hoped the White House would move quickly to fill a void left by the Trump administration.
– The Atlantic
Democrat Colin Allred of Texas wants to make paid parental leave possible for everyone. The White House appears poised to join him.
– The Wall Street Journal
During the depths of last year’s economic crisis, Bureau of Labor Statistics data show, women’s participation in the workforce fell to levels not seen since the mid-1980s.
– The Hill
The executive order directs the new task force to make recommendations within 180 days on how already existing federal policies and programs can be used to help workers organize and collectively bargain in the public and private sectors.