The Growing Consensus to Improve Our Tax Code
Report Despite the political gridlock over taxes, there are actually many areas on which both sides agree. Policymakers should start here to improve our tax system.
7 Actions that Could Shrink the Gender Wage Gap
Fact Sheet The gender wage gap has not seen real movement since 2007, but seven actions could help change that.
5 Policies for Improving Data Use to Accelerate Veteran Employment
Report How improved use of open data can enable the labor market to better match the skills of veterans returning from service with the needs of employers across the country.
What the New Census Data Show About the Continuing Struggles of the Middle Class
Newly released Census data show that America’s middle class is still struggling to recover from the Great Recession and the decades of unequal growth that preceded it.
The Top 3 Things You Need to Know About the 2013 Poverty and Income Data
Charts New poverty and income data from the U.S. Bureau of the Census underscore that it is time to enact policies to create jobs, raise wages, and invest in family economic security.
How Public Universities Can Promote Access and Success for All Students
Issue Brief Several colleges and universities have greater success than others graduating students of color and low-income students, as well as closing gaps across demographics, which offers a promising model for other higher-education institutions.
The United States Needs More and Better Jobs
Nearly 40 percent of new jobs concentrated in low-wage industries.
The State of the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-September 2014 Jobs Release
Charts Economic indicators show that our economy isn’t cutting it for American workers.
Administrative Action on Immigration Reform
Report A deferred action program that includes temporary work permits would lead to significant increases in payroll tax revenues.
National Standards for Strong Apprenticeships
Issue Brief Employer-written national guideline standards can strengthen America’s apprenticeship system.
Issue Brief As we approach Labor Day, Congress needs to cut the party-line bickering and refocus its efforts on policies that help American workers.