Plan for economy promotes workers, unions, and invests in America
  • President Biden and Vice President Harris believe in fixing the economy by creating good-paying union jobs, and lowering costs for families.

  • President Biden is investing in America and making our economy more competitive by advancing domestic manufacturing.

  • Biden-Harris policies are spurring a renaissance of American-made, homegrown energy development and microchips manufacturing. 

Created LIUNA Jobs with Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Inflation Reduction Act, and CHIPS
  • The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law of 2021 is a historic investment of more than $1.2 trillion that is already creating opportunities for LIUNA members by making the largest infrastructure investment in a century, creating a generation of good-paying union jobs, and boosting economic growth. The investment package includes $650 billion in transportation reauthorization investment AND $550 billion in new federal investment in infrastructure over the next decade.

  • The CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 (CHIPS) makes a historic federal investment in our nation’s advanced manufacturing and research facility capabilities. 

  • The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) provides nearly $400 billion in federal funding to energy infrastructure; delivered through a mix of tax incentives, grants, and loan guarantees. Tax credits will boost incentives for renewable energy; including solar, wind, clean hydrogen, carbon capture, geothermal, and hydropower energy projects.

Supports LIUNA energy work across all energy sectors—including natural gas and nuclear energy
  • President Biden supports LIUNA work in the natural gas and nuclear industries and has supported investment in energy that will create hundreds of thousands of jobs. 

  • He has advanced investment in clean energy jobs that include high labor standards and put LIUNA members to work in the renewable industry. 

  • President Biden granted approval for two major LIUNA pipeline projects: the Willow Pipeline Project in Alaska and the Mountain Valley Pipeline. 

  • His plans are spurring investment in LIUNA work remediating, reclaiming and restoring oil and gas wells.

Committed to rebuilding our economy with strong labor standards and union workers
  • The Biden-Harris Administration is ensuring that all infrastructure investments include prevailing wages and protect labor agreements and we will never be threatened with the weakening of our prevailing wages.

  • He will continue to work for passage of the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, card check, union and bargaining rights for public service workers. 

  • Biden has committed to tough enforcement to end the misclassification of workers as independent contractors.