Biden Holds Symposium for U.S. Business, Union Leaders to Discuss New Administration’s Economic Policy Proposals for First Time

On Monday local time, Biden, who is widely expected to be elected as the next U.S. president, and his deputy, Harris, participated in the first video conference with business leaders, with the topic of the epidemic still taking center stage in the discussion.

It was reported that the talks included General Motors CEO Mary Barra, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Target CEO Brian Cornell, GAP CEO Sonia Syngal. labor was represented by the American Federation of Labor and the Confederation of Industrial Organizations (AFL). -CIO), the head of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the National Auto Workers Union, the United Food and Commercial Workers of America (UFCW) and others.

Biden said there is no doubt that the U.S. is in a pretty dark cave, and right now is facing a winter where the new crown keeps spreading. Everyone in the room had different views on the virus and how to keep workers and small businesses safe, and we look forward to hearing from you about the outbreak and your suggestions for helping workers get back to work safely.

It’s worth noting that all of the union representatives in attendance had either fully or partially endorsed Biden’s team in this year’s election, and the presence of several heavyweight CEOs was interpreted as a public endorsement of the legitimacy of Biden’s victory.

Following the conference, at 4:00 a.m. PST on Tuesday morning, Biden delivered a national address on behalf of “President-elect” announcing a series of economic reset measures, as summarized in the following media summary.

  1. no effort will be spared to control the epidemic so that the economy can be restarted; 2. having a vaccine and achieving immunization are two different things; 3. the U.S. Congress should work together to advance an epidemic relief bill to provide funding to state and local governments; 4. companies that do not manufacture goods within the U.S. will not be able to get orders from the U.S. government, which will create millions of jobs in manufacturing, information technology, and other industries; 5. emphasize that Modernize infrastructure investments to provide high-speed internet to all Americans; 6. Reform the tax system and businesses should pay their fair share; 7. Unions will gain more power and will push for a $15/hour minimum wage nationwide; 8. Call on Trump to share a vaccine distribution plan as soon as possible, waiting until January 20 will be too late; 9. Student loan forgiveness is also part of the plan; 10. Hopefully there will be Some Republican legislators had the courage to stand up to save lives and jobs.