Issue Brief New economic data shows that post-recession gains continue to go to the wealthiest while the middle class continues to be squeezed.
Fact Sheet The gender wage gap has not seen real movement since 2007, but seven actions could help change that.
Report How improved use of open data can enable the labor market to better match the skills of veterans returning from service with the needs of employers across the country.
Newly released Census data show that America’s middle class is still struggling to recover from the Great Recession and the decades of unequal growth that preceded it.
Charts New poverty and income data from the U.S. Bureau of the Census underscore that it is time to enact policies to create jobs, raise wages, and invest in family economic security.
Issue Brief It is long past due to reform asset limits for safety net programs that work at odds with the goals of family economic security and mobility.
Issue Brief Several colleges and universities have greater success than others graduating students of color and low-income students, as well as closing gaps across demographics, which offers a promising model for other higher-education institutions.
Nearly 40 percent of new jobs concentrated in low-wage industries.
Charts Economic indicators show that our economy isn’t cutting it for American workers.
Report A deferred action program that includes temporary work permits would lead to significant increases in payroll tax revenues.
Issue Brief As we approach Labor Day, Congress needs to cut the party-line bickering and refocus its efforts on policies that help American workers.
Report Improving economic and health outcomes for communities of color has the potential to help combat Social Security’s projected shortfall and improve the economic security of a struggling middle class.
Modernizing overtime rules would kickstart our economy in the short term and help us invest in human capital in the long term.