One indicator of smart fiscal practices is maintaining balance between spending and revenues. Occasionally deficits may be necessary.
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.
Travel should be safe, including during declared public health crises.
Federal, state, and local policymakers should plan for and mitigate potential natural hazards.
Federal, state, and local governments should engage in post-disaster recovery efforts that reach all populations, including older adults, people with disabilities, and their
Government budgets reflect the priorities of policymakers.
One of the more significant labor-force developments of the past quarter century has been the rising participation rate of older Americans.