Issue Brief New economic data shows that post-recession gains continue to go to the wealthiest while the middle class continues to be squeezed.
Fact Sheet The gender wage gap has not seen real movement since 2007, but seven actions could help change that.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nearly 40 percent of new jobs concentrated in low-wage industries.
Charts Economic indicators show that our economy isn’t cutting it for American workers.
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.
Modernizing overtime rules would kickstart our economy in the short term and help us invest in human capital in the long term.
Despite positive job numbers, the U.S. labor market still faces long-term quality and quantity problems.
Charts Despite an improving labor market, other indicators show that we are far from the healthy economy Americans need.