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.
Fact Sheet The right policies can go a long way toward helping North Carolina women gain economic security.
Stagnant median household incomes show that policymakers must act to help the middle class.
Issue Brief The 2014 Census data underscore how much policy matters in cutting poverty and improving economic security for low- and middle-income families.
Video Learn more about why LGBT workers can still face discrimination on the job.
Charts Different data sources concur that middle-class market incomes have grown slowly, if at all, despite significant growth in the economy at large.
New federal investments can catalyze state and local efforts to use apprenticeship to address current and future worker shortages.
Rebecca D. Vallas, Director of Policy, Poverty to Prosperity Program, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Budget.
Report New analysis shows that children whose parents belonged to a union—as well as children who grew up in areas with high union membership—earn more money as adults.
Surveys suggest that employee engagement is much lower than job satisfaction. Increasing engagement should be a top priority for employees, employers, and society in general.
Fact Sheet As Millennials pay off debt, launch their careers, and start families, they face unique challenges to economic stability. The new overtime rule would provide fairer pay for 4.7 million Millennial workers.
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.
Joe Valenti, Director of Consumer Finance, testifies before the U.S. Department of Labor.