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Congresswoman Joyce Beatty

Representing the 3rd District of Ohio

Jobs and the Economy

 

Beatty on Jobs and the Economy

America is strongest when we have a robust and thriving economy coupled with access to good-paying jobs. While the economy has mostly recovered from the Great Recession, we know that far too many families have not seen a pay raise in decades and the racial wealth gap continues to widen. A strong economy is only valuable when it lifts the prospects of all Americans, not merely those wealthy enough to invest in the stock market. That is why I will continue to advocate for legislation that stimulates economic growth while ensuring that all workers’ rights, including the right to unionize, are protected and celebrated.

Highlights of Beatty Work on Jobs and the Economy

  • Supports the Raise the Wage Act to gradually increase the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour.
  • Sponsor of the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act and Public Service Freedom to Negotiate Act to strengthen collective bargaining rights.

Read more below, or please contact my office for more information concerning my work and views on Jobs and the Economy.

See also information on Jobs and resources for Businesses.

More on Jobs and the Economy

Jul 1, 2020 Press Release
House passes major legislation investing more than $1.5 trillion in nation’s infrastructure.
Jun 19, 2020 Announcements
Juneteenth marks Union soldiers arrival in Texas with news that all enslaved people were now free.
Jun 18, 2020 Press Release
The reports—The Economic State of Black America in 2020—and—The Impact of Coronavirus on the Working Poor and People of Color, released in February and April respectively, include updated data on both issues.
Jun 15, 2020 Announcements
I believe we as a nation must come together—as we have throughout history—to meet the moment and move forward together.
May 15, 2020 Press Release
Congresswoman Beatty returns to nation’s capital to vote on fifth coronavirus response package.
May 14, 2020 News Articles
The pandemic has cut a wide and deadly swathe through communities across the country, overwhelmed the medical infrastructures of places like New York City, Detroit and New Orleans, and brought much of America’s economic activity to a standstill.
May 13, 2020 Press Release
Legislation will ‘ban the box’ for SBA’s PPP and Economic Injury Disaster loans and grants.
May 11, 2020 Press Release
Provides access to financial support for our nation’s larger nonprofits, so they can better support their networks and the American people during this public health crisis.
May 11, 2020 Press Release
Quotes in support from nonprofit leaders on Beatty's Help Charities Protect Communities Act
May 9, 2020 Announcements
Congresswoman Beatty provides latest updates on her work to address COVID-19.

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