Gutted: Premiums are
rising while coverage is shrinking thanks to repeated attacks on the
Affordable Care Act backed by the White House and the
Missing: While roads and bridges crumble, the Trump administration's plan to fund infrastructure projects is nowhere to be found.
Ripped Off: Enforcement
of the fiduciary rule, designed to help working people better plan for
retirement and not be deceived by unscrupulous advisors, has been
Stolen: The Republican-controlled House Budget Committee proposed cutting $145 billion from federal workers' pensions.
Steamrolled: The NLRB issued five decisions in one week alone that rolled back rights and protections for working people.
No Transparency: The Department of Labor rescinded the persuader rule, which was designed to bring more transparency to union elections.
Wages and Jobs
Down: Real wages (adjusted for inflation) for non-management employees are falling despite a booming economy.
Trump administration refused to support an Obama-era rule to increase
the number of people eligible for overtime pay. Had the administration
defended it in court, 4 million more working people could have seen
their paychecks increase substantially.
U.S. Supreme Court decided in favor of employers when it upheld an
arbitration case, effectively making it harder for working people to
join together collectively.
Abandoned: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is down at least 40 workplace safety inspectors.
Exposed: Roughly 850 rules have been withdrawn, reversed or delayed since Trump took office.
No Accountability: A rule that required employers to maintain illness and injury records for five years has been slashed to six months.