Elizabeth Warren
Elizabeth Warren
U.S. Senator

Elizabeth Warren is serving her second term as Senator from Massachusetts. Previously, she proposed and helped establish the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau under President Obama, and she was a law professor at Harvard University.

Unions and Workers

Warren's plan for working people would allow workers to join together industry-wide to negotiate wages and benefits, allow state and local governments to find new ways to give workers power, and put our taxpayer dollars to work to support more good union jobs. She would also put unions at the center of all big policy programs in her child care and climate response proposals.

She supports raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour and introduced a universal child care bill that includes living wages, is designed to make it easier for child care workers to organize and join unions, and allows for a process to negotiate wages, benefits, hours, and working conditions across programs. Supports legislation like Worker’s Freedom to Negotiate Act that would make it easier for working people to form unions.

Attended the National Forum on Wages and Working People on April 27.

Joined protesting airport workers in Boston in January.

Healthcare

Supports universal health coverage and has co-sponsored Medicare for All, which would create a single-payer health care system.

Immigration

Supports comprehensive immigration reform that protects our borders, creates a permanent solution that provides a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, including DREAMers, and people with Temporary Protected Status (TPS), and protects families. She has called for an end to private immigration prisons and for investment in troubled countries to make it more feasible for people to stay at home.

Climate Change

Has said she will sign an executive order on her first day in office to place a “total moratorium on all new fossil fuel leases including drilling offshore and on public lands.” Supports the Green New Deal.

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Warren Releases Plan to Support People with Disabilities

Warren unveiled a plan to support people with disabilities by strengthening Social Security benefits, improving employment opportunities, and increasing investment in education.

Warren Releases Plan to Combat Global Financial Corruption

Warren unveiled a plan to hold corporations accountable for paying their fair share in taxes and to prevent companies from masking efforts to support terrorism and drug trafficking.

Warren’s “Blue New Deal” Plan Promises to Revitalize Coastal Economies

Warren proposed a “Blue New Deal” plan to prepare coastal communities for the worst effects of climate change, tap wind as a growing energy source, and spur more sustainable seafood markets.

Warren Prepares Legislation Allowing Gig Workers to Unionize and Banning “Mega Mergers”

Warren plans to introduce a bill that would ban mergers between the largest companies and allow workers in the gig economy the ability to form unions.

Warren Promotes Her Wealth Tax Plan

In the Democratic debate, Warren touted her plan to tax the wealthiest Americans so her administration could invest in healthcare, child care and other priorities important to working families.

Warren Promotes Her Wealth Tax Plan

In the Democratic debate, Warren touted her plan to tax the wealthiest Americans so her administration could invest in healthcare, child care and other priorities important to working families.

Warren Pledges to Hold Corporations Accountable for “Corporate Perjury”

Warren proposed a plan to establish a “corporate perjury” law that would hold corporations accountable for knowingly providing false information to U.S. agencies as companies like Exxon Mobil did when it failed to share accurate climate change research.

Warren Releases Plan on How to Pay for Medicare for All

Warren proposed very large tax increases on big business and wealthy Americans to pay for her Medicare for All plan.

Warren Releases Plan Calling for New Investment in Education

Paid for through a proposed wealth tax, Warren released a plan to invest billions of dollars in public schools and pre-K.

Warren Tells SEIU Members and Working People in the Fight for $15 Why She Supports Unions for All

Explaining her support for unions for all, Warren told SEIU members and working people in the Fight for $15 that she comes from a union family where good union jobs allowed her uncle and brother to support their families.

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