The U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed overtime rule is poised to strengthen the middle class, drive economic growth, and provide fairer pay for 13.5 million workers, including 4.7 Millennials.
Issue Brief Middle-class economic stability for all is the key to stronger economic growth and should be front and center on policymakers’ agendas.
Interactive It has been one year since the White House Summit on Working Families. This interactive shows some of the progress that has been made for working families during that time.
Fact Sheet The right policies can go a long way toward helping Ohio women gain economic security.
Issue Brief As America’s aging population increases, implementing policies steeped in real family values—dignity, fairness, and respect—must be a priority to meet the needs of the elderly and their caregivers.
Charts Here are six charts on the economy six years after the Great Recession.
Issue Brief Ensuring that equity markets serve investors who take the long view of companies’ growth prospects is important for corporate bottom lines and economic growth.
Senate highway authorization fails to make needed reforms to reduce congestion, improve overall system performance, or direct federal funds flow to projects that will provide the greatest return on investment.
Issue Brief Policymakers need to create real economic security by fighting the twin evils of massive income inequality and anemic economic growth.
Updated data from University of California, Berkeley, economist Emmanuel Saez illustrate how middle-class income growth is essential to promote healthy economic growth.
While high levels of student loan debt are troubling, they may reflect higher rates of postsecondary degree attainment in some states.
Paid family leave is working for new fathers in California, and it is time for the rest of the nation to catch up.
New long-term Medicare spending projections from the Congressional Budget Office are dramatically lower than similar projections from 2005.
Cutting funding for the legislative branch makes Congress less competent and more reliant on special interests.