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Unemployment falls as a majority of states see job growth
November 17, 2017

House tax plan is a giveaway to America’s richest households and corporations
November 16, 2017

New interactive map tracks labor law preemption nationwide
November 14, 2017

With federal progress on overtime stalled, states can and should take action
November 14, 2017

October job growth is a welcome bounce back after September’s hurricane-related weakness
November 3, 2017

It is a mistake to not reappoint Janet Yellen as Fed chair
November 2, 2017

EPI Policy Center lauds Democrats’ proposal to strengthen rights for working Americans
November 1, 2017

DOL overtime appeal is welcome news; department should make no attempts to weaken the rule
October 27, 2017

Strong headline GDP growth number overstates economy’s strength: Actual trend unchanged and price inflation remains extraordinarily weak
October 27, 2017

Corporate tax cuts will not increase wages for working families
October 25, 2017

Hurricane Irma creates outlier in state unemployment and jobs data
October 20, 2017

Policymakers should improve the way infrastructure projects are selected to benefit the economy and the public
October 18, 2017

Teachers and schools are well served by the current pension system
October 17, 2017

EPI economists urge SEC not to undercut DOL fiduciary rule
October 12, 2017

Hurricane activity contributes to a noisy, but concerning, jobs report
October 6, 2017

The average consumer in arbitration with Wells Fargo is ordered to pay the bank nearly $11,000
October 3, 2017

New FAQ explains why cutting taxes for corporations and the wealthy does nothing to help the middle class
October 3, 2017

Class-based differences in kindergarten readiness have not improved in a generation, despite efforts by parents and policymakers
September 27, 2017

More than half of American workers are prohibited from suing their employer
September 27, 2017

Thea Lee to be the next president of the Economic Policy Institute
September 26, 2017

EPI submits comments to DOL on overtime rule: The 2016 overtime rule updated a critical labor standard for working families
September 25, 2017

Media Advisory: EPI President Lawrence Mishel and Policy Director Heidi Shierholz to speak at Hamilton Project forum on wage growth
September 22, 2017

Data support Fed’s decision to keep rates unchanged
September 20, 2017

Media Advisory: The Battle for Tax Equity
September 18, 2017

More of the same sluggish recovery in state unemployment and job growth in August
September 15, 2017

Richard Rothstein’s The Color of Law included in National Book Awards long list for nonfiction
September 14, 2017

An 18 month delay of the fiduciary rule will cost retirement savers $10.9 billion
September 13, 2017

Federal public investment is the most efficient way to finance infrastructure
September 11, 2017

Trump administration moves to take away overtime pay from workers
September 5, 2017

Media Advisory: EPI economists to discuss U.S. Census Bureau’s 2016 data on income and poverty
September 5, 2017

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