The Trump economy has failed to deliver for those who need it most: American workers.
A closer look at wage levels shows the economic reality facing many workers.
Workers are just treading water in the Trump economy—notwithstanding quarterly GDP numbers.
Millions of American families are living on the edge, increasingly suffering from volatile incomes, unstable jobs and low wealth.
Policymakers must address significant race and gender gaps in Registered Apprenticeship programs.
Lack of data prevents analysis of the true health of a tighter labor market, especially with the LGBTQ community.
CAP’s Blueprint addresses the wage and employment challenges of working Americans and communities left behind by meeting pressing economic and social needs and creating a job guarantee in the hardest-hit areas.
CAP’s Jobs Blueprint addresses the wage stagnation and employment challenges facing working class Americans and communities left behind by investing in millions of new jobs nationwide to meet some of our nation’s most pressing economic and social needs and creating a job guarantee in the hardest-hit areas.
Americans are ready for states—the laboratories of democracy—to offer a new progressive vision for shared prosperity. This report presents a menu of state policy priorities to help people secure good jobs and good wages and to support strong and healthy communities in which all people are treated fairly and equitably.
On Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its Employment Situation Summary for the month of April. Here are some labor market indicators to watch.
In addition to worsening economic downturns, this amendment would increase the chances that congressional dysfunction could cause the United States to default on its obligations and plunge world financial markets into crisis.
Wage boards would empower all workers to negotiate for higher pay and benefits.
Despite recent gains, disabled workers are still much more likely to struggle economically than their nondisabled counterparts, and keeping interest rates low may help them.
Forward-leaning states have committed to 8 gigawatts of offshore wind power. That could mean more than 75,000 new clean energy jobs.
The already large racial wealth gap between white and black American households grew even wider after the Great Recession. Targeted policies are necessary to reverse this deepening divide.