Workers' agenda
Part-time work
Overtime pay

Our agenda provides a way to strengthen workers’ rights and raise their wages—and recognizes that working Americans are more diverse, and working-class jobs are more varied, than ever before. Read the agenda

The systemic shift toward employers relying on more involuntary part-time workers is evidence of an incomplete recovery. Read the report

Set to go into effect on December 1, the updated overtime rule would raise the threshold below which salaried workers are automatically eligible for overtime pay to $47,476, up from $23,660. A court recently stopped the rule from going into effect, a decision which EPI believes is a mistake.

EPI research identifies the economic benefits from negotiating better trade agreements and curbing currency manipulation and other unfair trade practices.

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  • The Christian Science Monitor | December 9, 2016

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