In addition to setting standards with respect to the minimum wage, overtime, and other factors affecting worker pay, the federal government also sets standards for workplace healt
Policymakers must ensure worker safety, particularly during public health emergencies.
Federal, state, and local governments should engage in post-disaster recovery efforts that reach all populations, including older adults, people with disabilities, and their
Travel should be safe, including during declared public health crises.
Public transportation providers should receive sufficient funding to ensure a clean and safe operating environment for employees and riders during public health emergencies.
One of the more significant labor-force developments of the past quarter century has been the rising participation rate of older Americans.
Federal, state, and local policymakers should plan for and mitigate potential natural hazards.