Overtime pay
Trade
Gender pay gap
Corporate taxes

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.

How do gender and inequality affect your pay? Try out the Gender pay gap calculator! View the calculator

Corporate profits are near record highs, while revenue from corporate taxes is near record lows. A new EPI report highlights one of the most damaging loopholes in the tax code: deferral. Read the report

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  • Arkansas News Bureau | December 2, 2016
  • Philadelphia Public Schools Notebook | December 2, 2016
  • Forbes | December 2, 2016
  • The Washington Post | December 1, 2016
  • WNYC | December 1, 2016
  • Pittsburgh Post Gazette | December 1, 2016
  • The Christian Science Monitor | December 1, 2016

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