More than 75% of American workers are at companies that qualify for exemptions from providing paid leave, effectively gutting the law’s effectiveness.
Hinting further that she may hold radical politics, Spears signed off her caption with three rose emojis, the official symbol of the Democratic Socialists of America.
The proposals introduced Wednesday seek to provide some relief to predominantly hourly and low-wage workers.
While some companies have stepped up to protect its workers, a Senate bill that would have required employers to give workers paid leave in a public health emergency was blocked.
"Landmark bill" to empower the nation’s workers would expand labor unions’ negotiating power, provide new protections for unions and workers, and stiffen penalties for companies that violate workers’ rights.
Because of physical and mental health issues, Damon Smith depends on SNAP to survive. His benefits are now at risk because of a new Trump administration rule.
The hourly wage has remained stagnant at $7.25 since 2009. Gov. Tom Wolf is working to change that, despite opposition from state Republicans.