5 workplace issues at stake as Trump, Biden brace for election day
No matter where one falls on the political spectrum, the 2020 presidential election will shake up the American workforce. For employers, truly comprehending each candidate’s position may be the difference between a winning or losing workplace strategy.
Several benefit and workplace topics have emerged in the spotlight during this historic election year, including healthcare, of course, amid a once-in-a-century pandemic.
Among SHRM’s top concerns on its 2020 advocacy agenda are workforce development, employment-based immigration, paid leave, employer-provided healthcare and workplace equity. President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger and former Vice President Joe Biden have shared their strategies for some of these key issues for employers, which have caught the attention of workplace leaders.
“We all owe it to ourselves and our organizations to understand the policy issues affecting workplaces and… the real, everyday challenges impacting the workplace,” said Johnny C. Taylor, president and CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management, in a blog post.
The following is a snapshot of each candidate’s views, or how each candidate plans to tackle some of the key issues affecting employers: