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.
Policymakers should collaborate to identify, develop, fund, and implement timely, effective response plans for national, state, and local public health cri
Health care providers and individuals should be educated about behavioral risk factors for contracting and spreading serious communicable diseases.
Congress should allocate sufficient funds to support and maintain a robust public health infrastructure and population health.
Federal and state governments should encourage coverage and payment of telehealth
One of the more significant labor-force developments of the past quarter century has been the rising participation rate of older Americans.
Preparation and planning at the federal, state, and local level are essential for protecting populations through all types of public health eme