Mientras los beneficios de la Ley de Recuperación del 2009 se disminuyen, se ven ganancias en los empleos en los estados que fueron golpeados por la Gran Recesión.
Government investment in the public sector, infrastructure, and green jobs is the best way to the create jobs in the United States.
Today's employment numbers show that investing in the middle class is helping our economic recovery.
Issue Brief Implementing a paid leave program such as Social Security Cares would help bring the United States up to par relative to other nations’ labor standards, and it would help facilitate the dual roles of worker and caregiver that most adults will experience at some point in their lives.
As the benefits of the Recovery Act of 2009 wind down, employment is picking up in states hit hard by the Great Recession.
Hanna Rosin’s new book, The End of Men, discusses the ongoing rise of women, but a number of inequalities between men and women in the workplace and at home still persist.
California’s Paid Family Leave insurance program has been an unqualified success, and we should extend the same benefits to all workers.
The U.S. job market is in much better shape than it was four years ago, thanks in large part to sound government policies like the $800 billion stimulus launched in 2009, and to various Federal Reserve efforts that have made it cheaper for businesses to borrow and invest money. The economy has added jobs for [...]
Heather Boushey explains why low skills aren't causing the unemployment crisis in this country.
Report Social Security Cares builds on the dynamic history of Social Security reform to meet the American workforce’s changing needs as well as the recent state efforts to make sure that the program includes all workers who need access to such benefits.
New U.S. Census Bureau data demonstrate that the income inequality gap is widening, which should prompt Congress to move on job-creating legislation.
Heather Boushey breaks down the latest employment data and shows why we need to continue to build on the economic progress we’ve made.
Es la época de las vacaciones de verano, pero el Congreso se va de la ciudad sin haber aprobado una legislación que nos ayude a superar el clave problema económico: empleos. Incluso con la situación económica en e Europa y la intransigencia de los líderes de la Cámara, la economía ha creado puestos de trabajo por 29 meses consecutivos, y este mes fue más fuerte con la adición de 172.000 empleos en el sector privado. Indudablemente esto nos pone en buen camino, especialmente tomando en cuenta todos los desafíos en la economía mundial.
July’s job numbers show a growing economy with the addition of 172,000 private-sector jobs, but Heather Boushey explains why we still have work to do.
John Schmitt and Heather Boushey consider the pay-off of attending college and prose policies to make college attendance more worthwhile.