Kevin B. Casey, Business Manager
Promoting a Historic Overhaul to Make Labor Laws Fairer
President Biden is harnessing the purchasing power of the federal government to promote and encourage domestic manufacturing. First with an executive order in the first days of his presidency, then through the creation of a Made In America in America office, now the government is issuing guidance to maximize the use of taxpayer dollars to create good-paying union jobs. The federal government spends $60 billion annually to purchase products and services, making it the largest buyer of consumer goods in the world. To strengthen supply chains and shape markets to increase innovation, the new rules will:
Raise domestic content requirements from 55 to 75 percent
Support developing supply chains for critical goods made in the U.S.
Increase transparency with more accurate data content requirements