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Labor Caucus Launches Task Forces to Amplify Workers’ Voices in Congress

Aug 10, 2021
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the Labor Caucus announced leadership of six issue-specific task forces aimed at identifying and developing policy solutions to advance the needs of the labor movement. 

“The Labor Caucus is excited to announce the leaders of six task forces for the 117th Congress,” said Labor Caucus Co-Chairs Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Steven Horsford (NV-04), Donald Norcross (NJ-01), Mark Pocan (WI-02), Linda Sánchez (CA-38), and Tom Suozzi (NY-03). “These task forces will provide us with specialized experience and create new opportunities to meet the needs of America’s workers, including in health care, workplace safety, Paid Family and Medical Leave, retirement security, diversity in labor, and more. We remain committed to uplifting the voices of working people in Congress, and we will continue fighting to ensure all workers’ rights are protected.”

Task Forces
OSHA Standards, Trade, Labor Rights, and NLRB Enforcement Authority and Appointments

  • Led by Representatives Mark Pocan (WI-02) and Stephen Lynch (MA-08).

Health Care Coverage and Regional Representation

  • Led by Representatives Steven Horsford (NV-04) and Marcy Kaptur (OH-09).

Paid Time Off, Family and Medical Leave, and the Minimum Wage

  • Led by Representatives Donald Norcross (NJ-01) and Jesús “Chuy” Garcia (IL-04).

Pensions and Retirement

  • Led by Representatives Donald Norcross (NJ-01), Linda Sánchez (CA-38), and Susan Wild (PA-07).

Diversity in Labor

  • Led by Representatives Tom Suozzi (NY-03) and Jahana Hayes (CT-05).

Renewable Energy, the Environment, and the Labor Movement 

  • Led by Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11).