Millions of Americans are returning to the workforce, but many are working several jobs just to keep their heads above water. Millions more continued to work through the COVID-19 pandemic, too many without proper hazard pay or PPE. Regardless of your job, you shouldn’t have to sacrifice essentials or work in unsafe conditions.

This is why Natalie supports and will work to expand the right to join a union, bargain collectively, and give you the ability to provide for yourself, your family, and your future. Natalie will fight to increase the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour and indexing it to the cost of living so its value does not erode over time. Natalie supports legislation aimed at ensuring the right to paid sick days, paid family leave, and closes the loophole that allows employers to pay tipped employees less than minimum wage.