Issue Brief The economic consequences of high youth unemployment are enduring, and failing to employ young people today will result in lost earnings, greater costs, and slower economic growth tomorrow.
Report Inclusive capitalism, when implemented correctly, can begin to address some of the fundamental problems with our economy while simultaneously improving workers’ well-being and the performance of businesses.
State governments have a tremendous responsibility to help restore the promise of the American Dream, and can be part of the solution to rebuild a strong and growing middle class.
Studies show that providing legal status to undocumented immigrants will increase wages for American workers.
As the nation celebrates AmeriCorps and its 20 years of invaluable community service, we must urge our leaders to keep national service a priority and a key item on our policy agenda.
Despite making up a majority of the population, women are still missing where it can matter most: positions of power and leadership in elected office and the private sector.
Giving our nation’s female workers the right to paid maternity leave will not only benefit our mothers but will also benefit the nation as a whole.
Women are key to the growth, viability, and sustainability of a clean energy economy.
Video This video highlights the struggles and the resilience of Indian women in a male-dominated society. Until women feel safe, until they are free to leave their homes without having to seek permission from members of their household, and until they are given respect in and out of the workplace, women cannot realize their economic potential.
Businesses owned by women of color are a substantial economic force, and as women of color are one of the fastest-growing segments in entrepreneurialism, investing in women of color is simply smart economics.
Increasing the minimum wage for all workers—particularly women who are the majority of low-paid workers—will markedly improve life for struggling American families.
Report While a multifaceted approach is needed to address human resource issues in public service, the strategic expansion of national service has much to contribute to the development of “talent” in the helping fields.
Report As President Obama enters his second term and as the 113th Congress convenes, this re-release of “Our Working Nation” takes a new look at how we can update our workplace policies to fully include women and men who combine work with family care.
The Family and Medical Leave Act has greatly benefited many U.S. workers since it became law in 1993. On its 20th anniversary, it’s time to take additional steps so that the act can benefit all U.S. workers.