50 ways Trump failed* workers
As a candidate, Donald Trump promised to protect workers and fight for us. President Trump hasn't lived up to that noble rhetoric. The Economic Policy Institute reports on 50 ways that the Trump administration has been bad for workers. The authors of the study said "The Trump administration’s mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic marks the administration’s most glaring failure of leadership. However, the administration’s response to the pandemic is in no way distinct from its approach to governing since President Trump’s first day on the job. The administration has systematically promoted the interests of corporate executives and shareholders over those of working people and failed to protect workers’ safety, wages and rights." Read the full report to find out all 50 of the ways Trump has been bad for working people. Click here to hear EPI Senior Economist Heidi Shierholz discuss the report on yesterday's Your Rights At Work radio show on WPFW.
- Kenneth Quinnell, AFL-CIO Now blog.
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