Report The decline of unions over the past 30 years has contributed to the falling share of middle-class workers.
The myRA program simplifies savings and can be strengthened to boost participation and trust.
Issue Brief Increasing access to paid family and medical leave is vital to the economic stability of Millennial workers.
Report Policymakers have a number of options for how to administer an efficient and affordable national paid leave program that uses the best-proven elements of existing programs in the states and abroad.
Report Policymakers should pursue a number of steps at the federal and state levels to make existing savings incentives more effective and address the retirement crisis.
Fact Sheet Wisconsin’s middle class is falling behind. Unions can help by raising wages and reducing the pay gap.
Issue Brief Women have been central to Iowa’s economic growth, and more must be done to support women’s labor force participation.
Issue Brief Middle-class Americans face a growing retirement crisis. Existing savings incentives have not been enough to address this problem because of a number of associated inefficiencies.
Report Addressing risk factors involved in employee ownership will ensure that more workers can benefit from its positive effects.
Video Thirty-one states lack comprehensive sexual orientation and gender identity legal protections, which puts lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, Americans who live in these states at risk.
Video Two years ago, Canadian Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau joined the Center for American Progress to talk about the challenges facing the middle class and how to ensure opportunity for all.
Report This report outlines key considerations for states interested in developing paid family and medical leave programs.
Our currently unacceptable levels of inequality would be even higher were it not for married women’s rising earnings.