Policymakers and people in the private sector should work to eliminate all barriers to women’s employment; ensure equality in employment opportunities, pay, and benefits; and impr
Federal, state and local laws should strengthen protections for workers in terms of wages, hours, safety and other features of employment.
All 50 states should adopt reforms to increase the proportion of workers eligible for unemployment insurance (UI) benefits.
Workers should be eligible for full workers’ compensation or unemployment benefits regardless of age and other sources of income such as pensions.
Policymakers should require employers to provide employees with predictable schedules, including advance notice and other protections.
All workers, including those properly classified as independent contractors and those with part-time status, should have access to both employment protections and some benef
Federal, state, and local policymakers should ensure the proper classification of workers, so those who should have access to employee protections and benefits receiv
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 w
Congress and state legislatures should require employers that provide benefits to regular, full-time employees to also offer them to part-time employees on a prorated basis.