Fact Sheet: Biden-Harris Administration Announces Action to Support Economic and Efficient Construction Projects While Creating Good-Paying and Union Jobs

Today, senior officials from the Biden-Harris Administration announced a final rule implementing the President’s Executive Order 14063 requiring Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) for most large-scale Federal construction projects.  This rule will help ensure that large Federal construction projects are completed efficiently and on time, while also supporting high quality jobs.  The rule will empower workers…

FACT SHEET: President Biden Signs Executive Order: Scaling and Expanding the Use of Registered Apprenticeships in Industries and the Federal Government and Promoting Labor-Management Forums

Vice President Harris to travel to Wisconsin to highlight Biden-Harris Administration’s investments in Registered Apprenticeships and pipelines to good jobs Today, Vice President Harris will travel to Madison, Wisconsin, to announce the Biden-Harris Administration’s Executive Order to Expand Registered Apprenticeships, which will help create more Registered Apprenticeship programs in the federal workforce, encourage agencies to…

Readout of Meeting with NABTU Tradeswomen on Opportunities for Women to Secure Good Jobs in Construction Trades

On Monday, National Economic Advisor Lael Brainard, Domestic Policy Advisor Neera Tanden, and Investing in America Chief Economist Heather Boushey met with a group of union tradeswomen and North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) representatives. They discussed opportunities and challenges for women in the skilled construction trades and how the Biden-Harris Administration is working to…

Executive Order on Scaling and Expanding the Use of Registered Apprenticeships in Industries and the Federal Government and Promoting Labor-Management Forums

 By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows:        Section 1.  Policy.  My Administration’s Investing in America agenda includes a once-in-a-generation investment in our Nation’s infrastructure.  This agenda is also driving the creation of well-paying jobs and…

FACT SHEET: President Biden Announces New Workforce Hubs to Train and Connect American Workers to Good Jobs Created by the President’s Investing in America Agenda

Today, President Biden will announce four new Workforce Hubs to ensure all Americans can access the good jobs created by the President’s Investing in America agenda, which includes the American Rescue Plan, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the CHIPS and Science Act, and the Inflation Reduction Act. President Biden will make the announcement during his visit…

Readout of White House Domestic Policy Council and National Endowment of the Arts “Healing, Bridging, Thriving” Summit on Arts and Culture in our Communities

Yesterday, the White House Domestic Policy Council and National Endowment of the Arts hosted a first-of-its-kind national convening to explore ideas, policies, and actions to elevate the arts and humanities across the nation. “Healing, Bridging, Thriving: A Summit on Arts and Culture in our Communities” brought together leaders from various sectors, including government officials; policymakers;…

A Proclamation on Workers Memorial Day, 2024

A job is about more than a paycheck — it is about dignity and respect.  Our Nation’s workers built this country, and we need to have their backs.  On the most basic level, that means every worker in this Nation deserves to be safe on the job.  Too many still risk their lives or well-being…

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