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.
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.