Millennials are saving less for retirement than older generations, threatening the long-term financial security of the youngest generation of American workers.
Charts The United States lags behind its European counterparts in the use of apprenticeships, a proven workforce training tool that would help American businesses, workers, and the U.S. economy as a whole.
Here are the top five ways American companies can benefit from hiring an apprentice.
Apprenticeship is a time-tested worker-training model that is gaining traction as a possible solution to America’s workforce challenges. Here are some steps that states can take to expand apprenticeships.
Issue Brief England demonstrates that there are policies lawmakers can enact to dramatically expand apprenticeships, win industry support, and improve outcomes for workers and businesses.
Scotland has doubled its number of apprenticeships while expanding their occupational and gender reach.
Issue Brief Economic research shows that the safety net reduces poverty and boosts mobility.
Charts Congress has never cut off unemployment insurance when long-term unemployment has been this high.
Lawmakers should expand apprenticeship opportunities to give young Americans access to well-paying, middle-class jobs that do not require a four-year degree.
Report By expanding apprenticeships in the United States, policymakers can create pathways to well-paying middle-class jobs for young Americans, while helping businesses meet the need for skilled workers.
Interactive Failing to expand emergency unemployment benefits would cut off millions of Americans from benefits and slow economic growth.
Millennials can’t afford to let conservatives dismantle America’s greatest progressive achievement.
Issue Brief The government can implement policies to combat Millennials’ unemployment today and secure a more prosperous American future tomorrow.