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State black–white unemployment gaps hold steady or widen
May 22, 2019

EPI urges DOL not to weaken overtime standards for working people
May 21, 2019

One year since Epic Systems v. Lewis, arbitration is on the rise
May 21, 2019

Speakers at EPI’s Next Recession event expand on the potential causes and consequences of the next recession in a series of essays
May 16, 2019

The Restoring Justice for Workers Act is a crucial first step towards shifting the balance of power between workers and employers
May 15, 2019

The class of 2019 is graduating into an improving economy, but young college graduates—especially women and people of color—still face significant challenges
May 14, 2019

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend and Teresa Ghilarducci to host discussion on solutions for the retirement crisis
May 13, 2019

59 percent of teachers take on additional paid work to supplement their pay
May 9, 2019

Uber drivers earn the equivalent of $9.21 in hourly wages: Resources and research on Uber and the gig economy
May 7, 2019

Solid job growth in April, but don’t be fooled by the historically low unemployment rate—it fell as would-be workers left the labor force
May 3, 2019

The PRO Act is a crucial step toward restoring workers’ rights on the job
May 2, 2019

Healthy headline GDP number masks some economic weakness, particularly in business investment
April 26, 2019

Teacher weekly wage penalty reached a record high in 2018
April 24, 2019

Experts discuss what might cause the next recession and what our response should be
April 18, 2019

U.S. schools struggle to staff themselves due to the increasing teacher shortage and a decreasing interest in teaching careers: High-poverty schools are hit the hardest
April 16, 2019

Workers will lose out on $1.2 billion under Trump administration overtime proposal
April 8, 2019

Richard Rothstein narrates new short film based on The Color of Law
April 8, 2019

The PHASE-in $15 Act would lock in low wages for millions of workers
April 4, 2019

Christina Romer to keynote conference on the causes of and responses to the next recession
April 3, 2019

Black unemployment is at least twice white unemployment in 14 states and the District of Columbia
April 3, 2019

Jobs rebound after volatile start to 2019
April 3, 2019

Media Advisory: EPI Economist joins POLITICO’s Future of Prosperity capstone event tomorrow morning
March 27, 2019

Tomorrow: Wall Street and the next recession: Protecting Main Street in the next economic downturn
March 27, 2019

EPI economist testifies about rising economic inequality
March 27, 2019

EPI President Thea Lee testifies about trade policy that benefits U.S. workers
March 26, 2019

The teacher shortage is a growing national crisis: EPI releases first paper in series on national teacher shortage
March 26, 2019

Today: Experts from EPI, NELP, Berkeley discuss federal minimum wage bill
March 26, 2019

More than 8 million workers will be left behind by the Trump administration overtime proposal: Poll shows support for stronger overtime protections
March 22, 2019

EPI welcomes Fed pause on rate hikes
March 20, 2019

EPI launches macroeconomic newsletter—to make Fed policy more transparent
March 19, 2019

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