Issue Brief Conservative proposals, such as business tax credits and pregnancy 401(k)s, do not cut it for working families that need paid family and medical leave.
Video This video tells LaQuita's story of how unemployment insurance helped make ends meet for her and her family and shows why the program needs to be strengthened.
Issue Brief By taking steps to strengthen their unemployment insurance programs, states can better protect working families against joblessness, increase workforce participation, and prepare their economies to face the next recession.
Adopting a strong rule on payday and auto title loans would greatly reduce the potential for predatory loans to destabilize families and communities.
While racial gaps in the U.S. income cost are old news, revitalized versions of these statistics are no less significant for the nation’s economic recovery.
Fact Sheet This fact sheet provides state-by-state examples of the financial cost of choosing between a career and full-time caregiving.
Issue Brief The how and why behind CAP’s child care cost calculator, which helps determine the financial cost of choosing between full-time work and full-time care.
Report Community land trusts can help lower-income families safely bridge the gap between rental housing and traditional homeownership, with the potential to challenge the conventional housing market and enhance neighborhood stability.
Fact Sheet A new proposal would update unemployment insurance and establish a Jobseeker’s Allowance. Its recommendations would strengthen the nation’s workforce development system, protect families from unemployment, and fortify the American economy against the next recession.
Report By modernizing the unemployment insurance system and establishing a Jobseeker’s Allowance, the United States can promote employment, increase economic security for working families, and prepare the economy for the next recession.
Protecting the health and livelihoods of Puerto Ricans requires immediate action.
Evidence-based policymaking should not become a buzzword to justify cuts to programs for struggling families.
Charts Labor market improvements should not make a rate hike a foregone conclusion.
Charts The economy is showing consistent job growth with wages still lagging.