Workers not only create pressure to reform laws and regulation. They can influence the strategies for enforcing labor standards too.
Governments and consumers will have much to gain if labor power can provide a check on the runaway predatory business model that platform companies have exported around the world.
The PRO Act, which offers a pathway to increased power for the working class, passed the House with bipartisan support.
The bipartisan bill would ease the financial challenges that critics have used to justify calls for postal worker wage cuts and selling lucrative parts of the service to for-profit corporations.