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News from EPI EPI economists urge SEC not to undercut DOL fiduciary rule
October 12, 2017

News from EPI The average consumer in arbitration with Wells Fargo is ordered to pay the bank nearly $11,000
October 3, 2017

News from EPI New FAQ explains why cutting taxes for corporations and the wealthy does nothing to help the middle class
October 3, 2017

News from EPI Class-based differences in kindergarten readiness have not improved in a generation, despite efforts by parents and policymakers
September 27, 2017

News from EPI More than half of American workers are prohibited from suing their employer
September 27, 2017

News from EPI Thea Lee to be the next president of the Economic Policy Institute
September 26, 2017

News from EPI EPI submits comments to DOL on overtime rule: The 2016 overtime rule updated a critical labor standard for working families
September 25, 2017

News from EPI Media Advisory: EPI President Lawrence Mishel and Policy Director Heidi Shierholz to speak at Hamilton Project forum on wage growth
September 22, 2017

News from EPI Media Advisory: The Battle for Tax Equity
September 18, 2017

News from EPI More of the same sluggish recovery in state unemployment and job growth in August
September 15, 2017

News from EPI Richard Rothstein’s The Color of Law included in National Book Awards long list for nonfiction
September 14, 2017

News from EPI An 18 month delay of the fiduciary rule will cost retirement savers $10.9 billion
September 13, 2017

News from EPI Federal public investment is the most efficient way to finance infrastructure
September 11, 2017

News from EPI Media Advisory: EPI economists to discuss U.S. Census Bureau’s 2016 data on income and poverty
September 5, 2017

News from EPI Before Labor Day, a reminder that the jobs numbers are not an abstraction
September 1, 2017

News from EPI African American and Hispanic unemployment is higher than white unemployment in nearly every state
August 30, 2017

News from EPI Rollback of beryllium rule would cost four lives a year
August 28, 2017

News from EPI Progressive cities are raising their labor standards, but conservative state legislatures are preempting them
August 28, 2017

News from EPI Today’s labor unions give workers the power to improve their jobs and unrig the economy
August 24, 2017

News from EPI Most states continue to experience job growth while unemployment rates remain stubborn
August 18, 2017

News from EPI The Persuader Rule would have shined a spotlight on the union-avoidance industry—but the Trump administration is rescinding it
August 9, 2017

News from EPI EPI experts submit official comment on delay of the fiduciary rule
August 9, 2017

News from EPI Steadily moving toward full employment, but we’re not there yet
August 4, 2017

News from EPI Citing Janet Yellen’s “impressive” tenure as Federal Reserve Chair, EPI urges re-appointment
August 3, 2017

News from EPI Consumers fare better under class actions than arbitration
August 1, 2017

News from EPI First half 2017 data reveal broadly based wage growth, but inequality persists
August 1, 2017

News from EPI Media Advisory: Citing Janet Yellen’s impressive tenure as Fed Chair, EPI and Fed Up to urge reappointment
July 31, 2017

News from EPI Further delaying full implementation of the fiduciary rule will cost retirement savers $7.3 billion
July 21, 2017

News from EPI Nearly every state experiences job growth in June
July 21, 2017

News from EPI Top CEOs took home 271 times more than the typical worker in 2016
July 20, 2017

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