More than a million have lost jobs during the pandemic.
Farmworkers who can show they’ve worked at least 400 work days in the last five years would be eligible for a faster track.
They'll be protected under the Fair Housing Act.
The CBO report says a $15 minimum wage would pull 900,000 people out of poverty but cost almost 1.5 million jobs.
The income threshold for stimulus checks remains the same at $75,000 per person and $150,000 per couple.
Normally presidents have very few tools to control the economy. With the COVID-19 pandemic, however, things are a bit different.
Certain products have been outsourced for so long that finding a domestic supplier could be tough, one business owner said.
A New York Times report says Biden's order will eventually ban new drilling leases on federal land.
This is a fraught time to tackle minimum wage increases. It would address long-term inequities but more businesses are in trouble now.
Biden is inheriting a depleted federal workforce requiring thousands of appointments, including many that need Senate confirmation.