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Biden to sign executive orders boosting food stamps and federal minimum wage

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

President Joe Biden will sign executive orders aimed at providing assistance for those facing food insecurity, protecting American workers and providing economic relief to struggling families.
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President Joe Biden plans to sign executive orders boosting workers' rights and pushing for a $15 minimum wage for federal staff

President Joe Biden plans to sign executive orders boosting workers' rights and pushing for a $15 minimum wage for federal staff

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden has planned a series of actions aimed at raising the minimum wage for federal staff to $15 and boosting workers' rights, Brian Deese, his National Economic Council director, told reporters Thursday.
This includes two executive orders Biden is set to sign Friday.
As part of the first order, the Department of Labor will be asked to clarify that people seeking employment can continue claiming benefits if they turn down a job because it puts them at substantial risk of catching COVID-19.
The order will provide workers "a federally guaranteed right to...
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Biden executive orders target federal minimum wage and food insecurity

Biden executive orders target federal minimum wage and food insecurity

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Actions aim to help American families and workers struggling with economic toll of Covid-19 Joe Biden on Friday will sign a pair of executive orders aimed at providing immediate relief to American families grappling with the economic toll of the Covid-19 pandemic and expanding safety protections for federal workers.
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