State policymakers should encourage public two-year institutions of higher education and other career and technical education institutions to help displaced workers complete programs efficiently an
The Pell Grant program should be amended to improve access for older and displaced workers.
States should dedicate resources to foster local- and regional-level collaboration of job-training efforts among employers, workforce development centers, libraries, and edu
Part-time work should be fully recognized in publicly supported job-training programs.
Policymakers should require employers to provide employees with predictable schedules.
All workers should have access to both employment protections and some benefits such as health and retirement.
Federal, state, and local policymakers should ensure the proper classification of workers. Those who should have access to employee protections and benefits should receive them.
Bans, including temporary ones, on the regulation of companies in the online gig economy (such as Uber) or the application of existing employment laws to their practices are not warranted.
Congress and state legislatures should require employers that provide benefits to regular, full-time employees to extend them to part-time employees on a prorated basis.
Employers should be required to disclose to workers when they are being hired as independent contractors. They should provide a clear explanation of what that means.