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Up to 16 million children could benefit from a high quality early child care and education system
January 15, 2020

Media advisory: EPI President Thea Lee to participate in panel on the labor provisions in the USMCA
January 14, 2020

New Trump administration joint-employer rule has $1 billion price tag for workers
January 13, 2020

2019 ends with solid job growth and tepid wage growth
January 10, 2020

EPI’s ‘Top Charts of 2019’ shows that we must address economic inequality in 2020
December 24, 2019

Year-end budget deal shouldn’t include temporary tax breaks for special interests
December 19, 2019

President Trump’s NLRB seeks to eliminate the right to a union for graduate student workers
December 19, 2019

Direct federal grants to state and local governments are the most progressive and effective way to fund public investments: Temporary fiscal relief can also help states fight recessions
December 18, 2019

The TCJA overwhelmingly benefited the rich and corporations while overlooking working families
December 17, 2019

New Trump NLRB election rule betrays the workers it is meant to protect
December 13, 2019

Employers are charged with violating federal law in four out of every 10 union elections
December 11, 2019

U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement—Weak tea, at best
December 10, 2019

Nearly half of U.S. families have no retirement savings: Policymakers should expand Social Security to meet 21st century retirement needs
December 10, 2019

More than a quarter of private-sector workers are subject to noncompete agreements
December 10, 2019

Payroll employment beats expectations, but wage growth underperforms
December 6, 2019

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

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