The U.S. labor force is a pillar of our nation’s strength. Congresswoman Wilson believes that we must protect and advance the rights, protections, and benefits our labor force needs to work with dignity and create better lives for themselves and their families.
As Ranking Member of the House Education and the Workforce Committee’s Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, she has been an outspoken advocate for expanded labor rights and worker protections.
Click here for more information on her work as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections.
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Washington, DC – On Friday, September 10, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson voted to advance the portion of the Build Back Better Act that falls under the jurisdiction of the Education and Labor Committee. The historic package invests $761 billion to lower the cost of childcare, expand access to quality education, and help Americans secure good-paying jobs.
NASFAA / Hugh T. Ferguson / September 10, 2021
Washington, D.C. -- Today Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson proudly voted for the passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act, which strengthens and closes loopholes in the 1963 Equal Pay Act, including providing effective remedies for workers who are not being paid equal pay for equal work.
“House Democrats have passed this landmark legislation three times, but due to Republican opposition, it failed in the Senate. I am hopeful that with a new majority and administration that it will soon become law,” said Congresswoman Wilson.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Wilson issued the following statement on the passage of the Protecting Workers’ Right to Organize Act:
“Tonight, the U.S. House of Representatives once again passed the Protecting Workers’ Right to Organize Act. I am proud to have been an original lead sponsor of this landmark legislation each time it has passed and hopeful that it will soon pass in the Senate.