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.
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.
Fact Sheet A new proposal in Pennsylvania will reduce barriers to employment, housing, education, and much more.
Paid family leave is working for new fathers in California, and it is time for the rest of the nation to catch up.
In addition to giving working families a long-overdue raise, the new bill will save taxpayers an estimated $5.3 billion per year on SNAP when fully implemented.
Proposed cuts to Social Security Disability Insurance for beneficiaries who try to return to work and lose a job through no fault of their own are a step in the wrong direction.
Issue Brief Women of color experience a wider gender wage gap, on average, compared with white women.
Video Women in the United States only earn 78 cents to the dollar compared with men. But there is a lot of confusion about this number. What does it really mean? And where did it come from?