A wave of academic studies in recent decades suggest that the option to terminate a pregnancy increases economic freedom, especially for women of color.
The move comes as many GOP-led states are moving to limit access to abortions and transgender care.
The public sector has gained back 53 percent of the jobs lost since February 2020. The private sector has won back 93 percent.
Labor leaders were furious by what they viewed as a special carveout for sports stars.
Nearly two dozen hospital officials and association leaders told POLITICO they’ve lost just a fraction of their staff to the federal immunization requirement.
While most health workers are vaccinated, many are still falling sick, exacerbating a staff shortage as more Americans seek hospital care.
Women are more likely to want to work remotely. But what if it ends up working against them?
The prospect of hitting businesses with new testing costs as many struggle to staff back up could harden opposition to Biden’s plan, and hamper the president’s latest push to end the pandemic.
Extreme heat kills more Americans than any other climate-related hazard.
Their absence could hurt the broader U.S. economy, so policymakers are weighing ways to help them return to work.
“I think the gains of workers will be evanescent,” said Rep. Andy Levin (D-Mich.), a former labor organizer and a strong voice in Congress for workers. “They will not last.”
Business groups have been pressing the federal agency to clarify whether employers could offer paid time off or even cash to encourage vaccination.
Guidance that nixes masks for the vaccinated appears at odds with pending OSHA regulations that were expected to mandate masks on the job.
The Biden administration is advancing emergency workplace safety rules to prevent the spread of the coronavirus after weeks of delay and growing pressure from Democrats and safety advocates.
The unions say the relief is needed because the Education Department’s existing Public Service Loan Forgiveness program has been plagued by problems and mismanagement.