The Democratic Party had a good plan that would have helped American workers, but they did not effectively communicate that plan to the voters -- and now they have lost the White House and have minorities in both houses of Congress. That means they cannot initiate their plan. The best they can do is try to minimize the damage to workers by Republican plans.
In his presidential campaign, Donald Trump also promised to help American workers by creating jobs and raising wages. But the only plan he has is to reduce taxes massively for the corporations and the rich -- the same old "trickle-down" economic theory that has failed workers for decades (the GOP idea that if the rich are given more they will eventually share it with the rest of us).
The "trickle-down" ideas of Trump and the congressional Republicans are not going to benefit workers. To truly help workers, they need to discard that worn-out idea and institute some changes. And the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) has proposed a 5-point plan they could use if they really wanted to help workers (which is doubtful).
Here is the EPI's plan: