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.
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.
Our currently unacceptable levels of inequality would be even higher were it not for married women’s rising earnings.
Report Policies that give all women an equal shot at staying employed are essential tools in fighting income inequality.
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.