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.
Federal, state, and local policymakers should plan for and mitigate potential natural hazards.
Federal, state, and local governments should engage in post-disaster recovery efforts that reach all populations, including older adults, people with disabilities, and their
Public transportation providers should receive sufficient funding to ensure a clean and safe operating environment for employees and riders during public health emergencies.
States should simplify estate planning. This includes allowing the use of electronic wills or trusts to govern the distribution of property at death.
Travel should be safe, including during declared public health crises.
One of the more significant labor-force developments of the past quarter century has been the rising participation rate of older Americans.