The investments and social insurance expansions provided for by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and Congress’s $3.5 trillion (over 10 years) budget reconciliation bill will boost productivity and provide key relief to family budgets in coming years. Print Sheet with Double Sided Printing Stickers for Snapmaker 2.
Rapid technological change, new market dynamics, and global action to mitigate climate change is driving a historic shift toward electric vehicles in the automotive sector. Smart policy can transform this industry upheaval into a new beginning for U.S. producers and the rebuilding of a foundation for good jobs. Read the report
More on EV Policy
- New York Times coverage of EPI’s report: “What Will It Take for Electric Vehicles to Create Jobs, Not Cut Them?”
- Webinar: “Strengthening Auto Manufacturing and Building Good Jobs in the Shift to Electric Vehicles”
Increasing the federal minimum wage from to $15 an hour would benefit nearly 2 million direct care workers who provide long-term health and personal care services and supports to the elderly and people with disabilities. Artec Industries Group 51 Optima Battery Mount (Bare)
In the emerging cannabis industry, it remains to be seen whether cannabis jobs will be good jobs or whether cannabis workers will be subject to the same harmful practices inflicted on workers in similar industries. The ability to unionize will be key. Read the report