Congress must act now to pass a recovery package that puts workers and their families first by adopting America’s Five Economic Essentials:

Keep America healthy—protect and expand health insurance for all workers.

Keep front-line workers safe and secure.

Keep workers employed, extend benefits for the unemployed and protect earned pension checks.

Keep public schools going, the Postal Service solvent, state and local governments running.

Keep America competitive—hire people to build infrastructure.

Keep America healthy—protect and expand health insurance for all workers.

Keep front-line workers safe and secure.

Keep workers employed and protect earned pension checks.

Keep public schools going, the Postal Service solvent, state and local governments running.

Keep America competitive—hire people to build infrastructure.

Take Action: Tell Congress to Adopt America’s Five Economic Essentials

Millions of Americans have already lost their jobs and millions more are putting their lives on the line to keep the rest of us safe and healthy. Congress must act now to protect working people, keep communities healthy and safe, and restart our economy.

Add your name to call on members of Congress to pass a recovery package that puts workers and their families first.

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About the Coalition

Congress Act Now is a coalition of AFL-CIO federated labor unions, including the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME), the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) and UNITE HERE calling on members of Congress to act now pass a recovery package that puts workers and their families first by adopting America’s Five Economic Essentials. Together, we represent millions of workers across the hospitality, grocery, retail, health care, education, and public service industries.