More on Workforce Protections
Miami, FL – Today, Congresswoman Wilson and 11 members of Florida’s congressional delegation sent a letter to Governor Ron DeSantis urging immediate action to address Florida’s inadequate unemployment benefits system and the flaws in its online unemployment insurance application process.
Miami, FL – This week, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, joined by several members of Florida’s congressional delegation, led a letter to congressional leadership expressing support for the cruise industry and the hundreds of thousands of American workers it employs.
The coronavirus pandemic has severely impacted this industry and forced cruise lines to temporarily suspend operations. The move has closed a $53 billion, vital artery for the U.S. economy that supports more than 421,000 American jobs.
Washington, D.C. – Unions are engines of economic mobility that played an essential role in building the nation’s middle class. In the past 40-plus years, however, union membership has decreased by 50 percent and workers are paying the price with stagnant wages and fewer workplace protections.
Washington, D.C. – As the top Democrat on Education and Labor’s Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Subcommittee, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson will on Thursday, March 7, drop the gavel at the first HELP hearing of the 116th Congress.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson was elected to serve as chair of the Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Subcommittee of the House Committee on Education and Labor for the 116th Congress. The HELP Subcommittee has legislative and oversight jurisdiction over laws directly impacting American workers and businesses.