Tagged: care infrastructure

American Labor Leaders Host Virtual Summit Focused on Urgent Needs of Working Women

The heads of America’s leading labor unions joined U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh and advocates from across America today for a virtual labor summit to recognize the critical role of women in the economy, celebrate the labor movement’s achievements, and highlight urgently-needed priorities for women in the workforce.

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Statement on President Joe Biden’s First State of the Union Address

Tonight, President Joe Biden delivered his first State of the Union Address, where he underscored that care is essential to the financial security of working families and the success of the U.S. economy. The President mentioned "care" 16 times tonight and reaffirmed his commitment to invest in child care, paid leave, and home and community based services (HCBS).

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Care Can’t Wait Coalition to Host Powerhouse Lineup of Speakers for Summit: Time for Action

We are disappointed to hear that Sen. Joe Manchin has reversed his pledge to President Biden to vote in support of the Build Back Better Act. This decision is not only a breach of the senator's commitments to the White House, but a denial of the urgent needs of working families in West Virginia and all over the country, who have sacrificed for far too long in a failing economy and an unrelenting pandemic.

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Call your senators and demand that they pass the Build Back Better Act!

We are calling on the Senate to pass a budget reconciliation bill that includes an update to the “registry date” in immigration law, which would provide citizenship to millions of longtime immigrants who have put down roots here, who live and work in our communities, and who call this country home.

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