Press releases and announcements

A “high-pressure labor market” would boost wages and reduce inequality and race-based economic disparities
August 21, 2018

The trend of job growth and falling unemployment rates continues in most states
August 17, 2018

Top CEOs’ compensation increased 17.6 percent in 2017: The ratio of CEO-to-worker compensation grew to 312-to-1
August 16, 2018

Unemployment must go lower for African American and Hispanic workers to share in the country’s economic gains
August 9, 2018

EPI submits comments on SEC’s proposed broker-dealer rule: Rule would improve disclosure, but not ban conflicts of interest in investment advice
August 9, 2018

Missouri voters strike a blow for working people
August 8, 2018

Job growth slows in the dog days of summer
August 3, 2018

“Right to work” is the wrong choice for Missouri: Resources on right-to-work and its potential impact on Missourians
August 2, 2018

Temporary labor migration programs around the world leave too many migrant workers vulnerable to exploitation and abuse
August 1, 2018

Little in GDP data to indicate that economic growth has moved off the trend of the post-Great Recession recovery
July 27, 2018

Work requirements in SNAP and Medicaid won’t increase employment—but they will harm millions of Americans
July 26, 2018

Congressional Progressive Caucus budget would create jobs and boost productivity
July 24, 2018

EPI experts weigh in on wage trends
July 24, 2018

The march toward full employment continues in a majority of states
July 20, 2018

Media Advisory: Press call at 11 a.m. Central: Right-to-Work would hurt workers in Missouri
July 19, 2018

More than 1.8 million workers have gained protections from recently passed fair workweek laws
July 19, 2018

The incomes of the top 1 percent grew faster than the bottom 99 percent in 43 states and the District of Columbia from 2009-15: New York, Florida, and Connecticut top the list of most unequal states
July 19, 2018

‘Right-to-work’ is the wrong choice for Missouri
July 10, 2018

Media Advisory: Right-to-work is wrong for Missouri
July 9, 2018

Strong job growth combined with flat wage growth provides little evidence for skills shortages
July 6, 2018

The Hispanic–white wage gap has remained wide and held steady for decades
July 2, 2018

EPI updates Minimum Wage Tracker as minimum wages rise in two states, the District of Columbia, and 15 cities and counties
July 2, 2018

New Social Security Administration data show that economic impact of self-employment remains small
June 28, 2018

EPI President Thea Lee to debate globalization at the Aspen Ideas Festival
June 27, 2018

In 5-4 decision, Supreme Court undercuts workers’ freedom to organize
June 27, 2018

New U.S. Census Bureau nonemployer establishment data for 2016 show continued growth in self-employment, but little economic impact as revenues barely grew
June 21, 2018

Unemployment holds steady or falls in 44 states and DC in May
June 15, 2018

Class of 2018 high school graduates are entering a strong labor market, but inequities remain
June 14, 2018

Fed hikes rates despite no inflationary signs in data
June 13, 2018

A ruling against state and local government unions in Janus will have negative consequences for public services as well as workers
June 13, 2018

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