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News from EPI Uber and mandatory arbitration: A lethal combination for the rights of working people
May 25, 2016

News from EPI Worker advocates and stakeholders applaud rule to expand overtime pay: 12.5 million workers will directly benefit; non-profit employers to discuss impact
May 18, 2016

News from EPI Restored overtime protections will benefit 12.5 million working people
May 17, 2016

News from EPI Updated overtime threshold restores rights for millions of working people
May 17, 2016

News from EPI Illinois has the highest black unemployment rate for the first quarter of 2016: West Virginia has the highest white unemployment rate for the fourth quarter in a row
May 17, 2016

News from EPI EPI Vice President Ross Eisenbrey testifies in favor of restoring overtime
May 11, 2016

News from EPI Disappointing job growth and a dip in labor force participation are not good signs for working people
May 6, 2016

News from EPI Raising interest rates is a terrible way to fight bubbles, especially imaginary ones
May 5, 2016

News from EPI Raising the minimum wage in Baltimore would give 98,000 workers a raise
May 4, 2016

News from EPI Raising the minimum wage in Washington, D.C. would give 114,000 workers a raise
May 4, 2016

News from EPI Experts to discuss new analysis of proposals to raise the minimum wage in Washington, D.C.
May 2, 2016

News from EPI Slow growth in the first quarter of 2016 supports the Fed’s decision to keep interest rates low
April 28, 2016

News from EPI The labor market for young graduates is improving but still weak: Unemployment rate for young black high school graduates is 28.4 percent
April 21, 2016

News from EPI New legislation would bring transparency to America’s work visa system and help fight human trafficking
April 20, 2016

News from EPI Paid sick leave for federal contractors would improve job quality for hundreds of thousands of workers: EPI submits comments in support of paid sick leave for federal contractors
April 13, 2016

News from EPI No relationship between teachers unions’ strength and the presence of less-qualified teachers in high-poverty schools
April 7, 2016

News from EPI EPI factsheets detail the high cost of child care in each state
April 6, 2016

News from EPI Public investments in early childhood care and education would have far-reaching benefits
April 6, 2016

News from EPI Signs of workers getting back in the game
April 1, 2016

News from EPI EPI board and staff saddened at the passing of cofounder Professor Lester Thurow
March 29, 2016

News from EPI Friedrichs decision is a win for workers, albeit a temporary one
March 29, 2016

News from EPI Uber drivers should be paid for time spent waiting for fares: Facts of being an Uber driver reveal no need to create a third category of worker
March 17, 2016

News from EPI The U.S. economy would still benefit from fiscal stimulus
March 16, 2016

News from EPI Nobel laureates and leading economists oppose constitutional balanced budget amendment
March 16, 2016

News from EPI Overtime rule is close to final
March 15, 2016

News from EPI The Progressive Caucus budget blueprint increases public investments to target full employment and faster productivity growth
March 15, 2016

News from EPI Media teleconference on why Uber workers do not constitute a third category of worker
March 14, 2016

News from EPI Wage inequality worsened in 2015, despite real wage gains
March 10, 2016

News from EPI Strong job growth in February, but flat wages are a sign the Fed should hold off
March 4, 2016

News from EPI 401(k)s have left the overwhelming majority of Americans unprepared for retirement: 32 charts show how the retirement system has exacerbated inequality
March 3, 2016

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