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Biden Labor Department to Focus on Executive Actions If GOP Keeps Senate

Posted on AllSides November 13th, 2020
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labor, Labor Department, Joe Biden, GOP, US Senate, Executive Actions

President-elect Joe Biden ran on an agenda he said would empower American workers, committing to raise the federal minimum wage and ease the path to join labor unions, but his ability to fully execute that vision is doubtful if Republicans retain control of the Senate.

If both Democratic candidates win Jan. 5 runoffs in Georgia, the Senate would flip to Democratic control, and Mr. Biden would be free to pursue everything from bolstering union membership to making more workers eligible for overtime pay.

But if Republicans win only one of...

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