The fact is that this: The largest factor we are able to do for employee energy proper now—concretely in a single second and to put the groundwork for future enchancment—is to defeat not simply Donald Trump however sufficient Senate Republicans to place Democrats within the majority. Present Senate Majority Chief Mitch McConnell has proven what an obstacle to progress he’s, not simply with Trump within the White Home however when Barack Obama was president as properly.
Democrats have plans to boost the minimal wage, which has been caught at $7.25 an hour since 2009; to go the Pregnant Staff Equity Act; to spend money on infrastructure and inexperienced jobs. Democrats would defend and even construct on the Reasonably priced Care Act—if Trump’s Supreme Courtroom appointees don’t make that not possible. Democrats would go extra COVID-19 reduction, with out which so many individuals have been pushed into poverty. Democrats are defending the U.S. Postal Service, which has been a spine of the Black center class. Trump’s Nationwide Labor Relations Board has attacked workplace union voting rights repeatedly. In reality, right here, from the Financial Coverage Institute, are 50 reasons Trump is bad for workers.
And naturally, so long as Trump is in workplace the coronavirus pandemic will proceed to be mishandled, placing extra employees in danger or out of labor.
Democrats are imperfect, however beneath Trump, so many avenues for employee organizing have been blocked. Elect Joe Biden and Democratic Senate candidates not as a result of it is going to be the ultimate reply, however to present employees a greater likelihood within the ongoing battle. Vote early if you happen to can, however no matter you do, make a plan and vote.
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