State and local policymakers have the power to raise standards for gig economy workers and independent contractors throughout the U.S. economy.
On Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its Employment Situation Summary for the month of September. Here are some labor market indicators to watch.
New Census Data Show Household Incomes Are Rising Again, But Share Going to Middle Class Is at Record Low
Too many families are being left behind as a record-high share of income goes to the top.
The Trump administration’s inaction reveals an empty commitment to equal pay for equal work and to measures that combat pay discrimination and promote fair pay practices.
This report calls for using open data standards to improve the quality and availability of online job postings, and in turn, enhance competition and innovation in the market for job search-and-match applications.
Reforms are needed to ensure that people with criminal records have equitable access to the labor market and economic security.
On Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its Employment Situation Summary for the month of June. Here are some labor market indicators to watch.
Methodological problems plague a University of Washington group’s analysis of Seattle’s recent minimum wage increase.
The lack of networking and mentoring available to black and Hispanic college students decreases opportunities for careers in technology.
President Trump’s agenda hurts workers’ ability to train for, obtain, and hold good jobs.
This interactive map details changes in real wages and employment rates since 2000.
The Midwest has been coping with falling employment rates and stagnant wages twice as long as the rest of the country.
What does the labor market look like for fathers?
The economy and the labor market experienced long periods of stable growth during Barack Obama’s presidency, laying the foundation to address remaining issues in the Trump administration.
Disability benefits are not the cause of declining labor force participation among prime-age men.