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.
Issue Brief Employer-written national guideline standards can strengthen America’s apprenticeship system.
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.
Modernizing overtime rules would kickstart our economy in the short term and help us invest in human capital in the long term.
Report As the retirement crisis looms, retirement preparedness—not muddling through—should act as the guiding principle for policymakers.
Despite positive job numbers, the U.S. labor market still faces long-term quality and quantity problems.
Charts Despite an improving labor market, other indicators show that we are far from the healthy economy Americans need.
Millennials are saving less for retirement than older generations, threatening the long-term financial security of the youngest generation of American workers.
The U.S. economy’s continued failure to grow inclusively along with unnecessary public spending cuts are weighing on the recovery.
Charts Reshoring tax incentives can ease the wage and employment pressures across the country.
As Congress explores strategies for boosting economic security and mobility, subsidized jobs are an effective tool for employing those left behind by the labor market.
When you try living on $77 a week for food, transportation, and entertainment—the budget of a minimum-wage worker—spending on things that many take for granted requires tough choices and carries significant consequences.