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Casey bill would raise pay for long term care workers

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) introduced legislation, along with Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) and Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.), to improve compensation and benefits and support systems for caregivers. The Long-Term Care Workforce Support Act would improve pay for direct care professionals, and put into place strategies to increase the number of care professionals, to reduce the current shortage.

Biden cracks jokes about Trump’s hair, acquires another major union endorsement

Cheered for his pro-union stance and promise to rework the tax code, President Joe Biden picked up a major endorsement Wednesday from North America’s Building Trades Unions, a massive labor organization now committing resources in the battleground states of Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

Casey, Fetterman write joint letter pressing U.S. Steel and Nippon Steel on obligations to Pennsylvania workers

Pennsylvania U.S. Sens. Bob Casey (D) and John Fetterman (D) sent a joint letter to the presidents of U.S. Steel and Nippon Steel on Tuesday, expressing their concern that both companies are falling short of their commitments to Pennsylvania workers.

Casey joins US Steelworkers union in call for investigation into China shipbuilding practices

The United Steelworkers union on Tuesday filed a petition with U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai, alleging China has used “protectionist and predatory policies” in global shipbuilding, calling on President Joe Biden to conduct a trade investigation into China’s practices in the maritime, logistics and shipbuilding sectors.

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act blocked in Texas as unconstitutional

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers, was part of a $1.7 trillion spending package that Congress passed in late 2022. U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), first introduced the bill in 2012, and worked for more than a decade to get it passed.