Policymakers and economists need to center populations who face high labor market barriers when evaluating the health of the labor market.
By setting ambitious energy efficiency standards in buildings, the United States can lower energy costs for consumers, encourage job growth, and reduce energy-related pollution and carbon emissions.
President Trump’s tax bill did not reform the tax code, has not benefited American workers, and increased the deficit by $1.9 trillion.
A closer look at regional differences in apprenticeship programs spotlights the disparate outcomes that result from place, race, and gender and how these interact to exacerbate pay inequities.
Despite working as much or more than white families, Latinx families have less wealth.
The strategy of providing incentives to companies involves potential downsides that rarely are fully appreciated.
Providing incentives to companies to create jobs has become a false panacea in the economic development world, and proponents often fail to acknowledge the strategy’s downsides.
Evaluations of the health of the labor market should center the challenges of Latinas and other populations that face high labor market barriers.
Although the economy is doing well in the aggregate, a closer look at the employment situation for American youth tells a different story.
Lack of data prevents analysis of the true health of a tighter labor market, especially with the LGBTQ community.
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.
On Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its Employment Situation Summary for the month of February. Here are some labor market indicators to watch.
American voters reject congressional proposals to cut health care, housing, education, and nutrition assistance programs and favor policies that invest in good jobs and economic security.
Creating and funding sectorwide labor-management training partnerships would benefit workers, business, and the larger economy.