Despite Job Growth, Americans Continue to Struggle to Reach the Middle Class
The U.S. economy added 203,000 new jobs in November, but middle-class jobs remain scarce for millions of Americans.
Labor and Management Working Together
Is this an innovative step for the United Automobile Workers and Volkswagen?
Raising the Minimum Wage Would Help, Not Hurt, Our Economy
New evidence shows that raising the minimum wage when unemployment is high does not harm the economy.
Training for Success: A Policy to Expand Apprenticeships in the United States
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.
Working to Stay Poor
Corporations cheat the nation by refusing to pay living wages, condemning their workers to poverty, and requiring taxpayers to fill the gaps.
Issue Brief Economic data show that Congress’s fiscal brinksmanship is keeping businesses from investing in America and consequently holding back overall growth.
Top 5 Reasons Young People Should Fight to Strengthen—Not Cut—Social Security
Millennials can’t afford to let conservatives dismantle America’s greatest progressive achievement.
Middle-Out for Millennials: Creating Jobs for Young People
Issue Brief The government can implement policies to combat Millennials’ unemployment today and secure a more prosperous American future tomorrow.
Infographic: Americans Agree on ENDA
The numbers are in: A majority of Americans support finally providing LGBT Americans with protection from discrimination in the workplace.
Improving Retirement Savings in Maryland
David Madland discusses a new private-sector retirement-plan type called the Secure, Accessible, Flexible, and Efficient, or SAFE, Retirement Plan before the Maryland Joint Committee on Pensions.
Issue Brief Congress must move past its partisan pettiness and enact policies to help the American economy.
The Role of People of Color in the Future Workforce
By 2030, people of color will play a much more significant role in the American workforce.
Middle-Out for Millennials
Report Rebuilding our economy from the middle out—not from the top down—is central to creating an American economy that works for Millennials.
Middle Classes Are Stronger in States with Greater Union Membership
New Census Bureau data underscore how critical unions are in building strong middle classes across the country.