We proposed a rule that would allow fiduciaries to take into account ESG risks and rewards in investment decision-making, which could help bolster the resilience of workers’ retirement savings and pensions while maintaining strong fiduciary standards.
On Wednesday in Atlanta, Secretary Walsh met with Mayor Keisha Bottoms, other local officials, and union and community leaders to discuss the Biden-Harris administration’s Build Back Better agenda, including:
Meeting the needs of women in the workplace.
Supporting working families through investments in the care economy.
The Labor Department’s efforts to fight wage theft and protect low-wage workers.
Building a more inclusive workforce, including access to career training and support services.
The importance of skills training and mentorship for youth.