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California’s AB5 will give workers more protections than weak assurances in gig companies’ ballot initiative
November 14, 2019

Clearing out the noise in today’s jobs numbers reveals solid job growth and tepid wage growth
November 1, 2019

EPI welcomes Fed’s rate cut
October 30, 2019

Media advisory: Janet Yellen to join EPI discussion on the changing economics profession
October 17, 2019

President Trump’s NLRB has systematically eroded workers’ rights
October 16, 2019

Media advisory: EPI’s women economists to discuss policies that disproportionately impact women and communities of color
October 11, 2019

African Americans face widespread racial disparities across the Midwest
October 10, 2019

Disappointing wage growth in September
October 4, 2019

EPI’s Budget for Shared Prosperity redefines the priorities of ‘fiscal responsibility’
September 26, 2019

The Trump administration’s overtime rule leaves millions of workers behind
September 24, 2019

EPI applauds House’s passage of the FAIR Act
September 20, 2019

Uber drivers are not independent contractors: NLRB’s General Counsel erroneously misclassifies these gig economy workers
September 20, 2019

Income growth slows significantly again in 2018
September 10, 2019

U.S. job growth weaker in 2019
September 6, 2019

Media advisory: EPI experts to discuss Census income and poverty data release
September 4, 2019

New series of essays highlights six ways the economy still isn’t delivering for working people
August 27, 2019

EPI President Thea Lee joins Center for Strategic and International Studies Commission on Affirming American Leadership
August 20, 2019

CEO compensation kept surging in 2018: The ratio of CEO-to-worker compensation was 278-to-1
August 14, 2019

Job growth stays solid but wages disappoint—again
August 2, 2019

EPI welcomes Fed rate cut
July 31, 2019

New report reveals the employers using the State Department’s J-1 Summer Work Travel Program: Non-public data show program can be used as a source of cheap, exploitable labor
July 30, 2019

Media Advisory: Press call to discuss new report revealing employer misuse of the State Department’s J-1 Summer Work Travel Program
July 29, 2019

Investment spending crumbles in second quarter
July 26, 2019

EPI strongly opposes DOL proposal that would privatize the federal Employment Service and likely reduce services for unemployed workers
July 25, 2019

EPI releases interactive data map highlighting widespread benefits from raising the federal minimum wage—in every congressional district
July 25, 2019

A values-based model budget for early care and education: California plan would provide high-quality child care for millions of children by supporting teachers
July 23, 2019

Statement on Trump DOL nominee
July 19, 2019

EPI applauds House passage of the Raise the Wage Act
July 18, 2019

EPI President writes letter supporting Senator Elizabeth Warren’s ‘Stop Wall Street Looting Act’
July 18, 2019

EPI’s ‘Budget for Shared Prosperity’ would raise revenue and increase government spending to fund single-payer health care, infrastructure, and education
July 18, 2019

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