Federal and state laws should prohibit maximum hiring ages and mandatory retirement ages for all workers. This should include public-safety employees.
Businesses that bid on federal, state, and local contracts should be required to report any complaints and determinations of unlawful and unfair practices.
State and local governments should expand and strengthen consumer protections, as well as consumer outreach and education programs.
States and localities should carefully evaluate the effectiveness of the incentives they offer to attract or retain businesses.
When considering bond financing, state and local policymakers should:
Public retirement systems should establish a maximum vesting period of five years for DB plans and one year for employers’ matching contr
States and localities should move toward full funding of their retirement systems.
All levels of government should adopt policies ensuring that people who do not speak English or are limited in English proficiency have adequate language a
Millions of people receive access to health insurance coverage through provisions of the Affordable Care Act. However, millions still remain uninsured.