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.
Strong unions are necessary to maintain a robust middle class. If action is not taken to prevent their further erosion, the middle class’ share of America’s economic gains may continue to shrink.
President Barack Obama’s latest executive order adopts best practices from the public and private sectors that will protect workers and save taxpayer dollars.
Jennifer Erickson and David Madland explain the effect that fees could have on your retirement savings.
Economic inequality has increased significantly in Florida in recent decades and threatens statewide economic growth.
Issue Brief The practice of rent-seeking—leveraging campaign contributions and lobbying to influence government policy for private gain—has several negative effects on the U.S. economy.
Altas cuotas de 401(k)s pueden estar costándole miles de dólares y pueden estar forzándole a trabajar por años más de lo que tenía planeado
High 401(k) fees may be costing you tens of thousands of dollars and could force you to work for years longer than you had planned.
Issue Brief Better disclosure about retirement fees will go a long way toward boosting retirement savings.
Historical experience and academic studies show that raising the minimum wage does not harm the economy, even when unemployment is high.
Polling indicates that Americans are worried about their ability to retire and want policymakers to take action.