Raise adequate revenue—the tax system must produce enough revenue to pay for important national, state, and local priorities.
Protect people from discrimination—freedom from discrimination is a fundamental right.
A variety of government policies and employer practices safeguard the rights of workers to fair treatment, safety in the workplace, and a measure of financial security.
All levels of government have developed standards and guidance to ensure fair employment practices. They address wages, working conditions, and other aspects of work.