Policymakers should take action to expand retirement plan access to the millions of Americans without a workplace retirement plan.
Report The decline of unions over the past 30 years has contributed to the falling share of middle-class workers.
The myRA program simplifies savings and can be strengthened to boost participation and trust.
David Madland argues that Bruce Bartlett's claim that redistribution is the key to fighting inequality is only part of the solution to rebuild the middle class.
State and local governments can boost job standards across our economy; ensure that high-road business can compete on an even playing field; and provide taxpayers with good value by adopting the government contracting practices identified in this report.
Policymakers should remember the importance of labor unions to help rebuild the middle class.
Stagnant median household incomes show that policymakers must act to help the middle class.
Report New analysis shows that children whose parents belonged to a union—as well as children who grew up in areas with high union membership—earn more money as adults.
Economic inequality is harming Ohio’s middle class and threatening statewide economic growth.
Report Policymakers can help workers, businesses, and investors do better by encouraging companies to adopt broad-based profit-sharing programs.
Easy-to-understand fee disclosures can help those saving for retirement make better-informed decisions.
On Thursday, two subcommittees of the U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee will jointly debate President Barack Obama’s most recent contracting executive order. The order helps fix a broken system and protects taxpayers, law-abiding businesses, and millions of American workers.
Issue Brief For millions of Americans, retirement—the so-called golden years—will be significantly tarnished by a lack of savings.
Charts Increasing income inequality has decreased the share of the population earning a middle-class income.
Unions provide the middle class a much-needed voice in the policymaking process, and their decline portends further trouble for most Americans.