Defined-contribution plan account holders should have to obtain written spousal consent to take payment from the account in a form other than a
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.
Devote adequate resources—the nation should devote sufficient resources to ensure access to benefits and adequate benefit levels for all who qu
FlextimeA schedule that allows workers to alter the start and end times
Public and private employers should provide more flexible work options.
Public and private employers should offer phased-retirement programs and retiree reemployment programs that encourage employees to stay in the workforce beyond the time they
Policymakers should improve the federal Family and Medical Leave ActThe
Policymakers should require employers to provide employees with a reasonable amount of paid time off.
More than one in five Americans—about 53 million adults—are caregivers.