10 Worst Policy Attacks on Workers From Trump White House

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Ten actions that hurt workers during Trump’s first year. How Trump and Congress further rigged the economy in favor of the wealthy.

The tax cut law that President Trump boasts will make his wealthy friends “a lot richer” is just the latest in a series of betrayals of working people by the administration and Congress since Trump took the oath of office on January 20, 2017. In addition to passing a massive tax cut for wealthy business owners, Trump and Republicans in Congress have rolled back important worker protections, advanced nominees to key administration posts who have a history of exploiting working people, and taken other actions that further rig the system in favor of corporate interests and the wealthiest Americans.

Here are the 10 worst things Congress and Trump have done to undermine pay growth and erode working conditions for the nation’s workers.

1.Enacting tax cuts that overwhelmingly favor the wealthy over the average worker…

2. Taking billions out of workers’ pockets by weakening or abandoning regulations that protect their pay…

3. Blocking workers from access to the courts by allowing mandatory arbitration clauses in employment contracts…

4. Pushing immigration policies that hurt all workers…

5. Rolling back regulations that protect worker pay and safety…

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