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News from EPI Raising the Minimum Wage Would Take at Least 1.7 Million Workers Off Public Assistance and Reduce Safety Net Spending by at Least $7.6 Billion a Year
October 16, 2014

News from EPI Media Advisory: How Mainstream Economic Thinking Imperils America
October 16, 2014

News from EPI Deliberate Segregationist Public Policy Is at the Root of the Events in Ferguson
October 15, 2014

News from EPI Media Advisory: How Raising the Minimum Wage Would Cut Public Assistance Spending
October 10, 2014

News from EPI New Report Calls Higher Minimum Wage to Counter Wisconsin’s Epidemic of Poverty-Wage Work
October 8, 2014

News from EPI Media Advisory: The Need for Increased Transparency within Nonimmigrant Visa Programs
October 2, 2014

News from EPI Giving More Workers the Right to Be Paid Overtime Would Be Family Friendly
September 30, 2014

News from EPI No Sign That Long-Term Unemployment Has Scarred the Employability of Workers: Boosting Demand Would Reliably Bring Down Long Term Unemployment
September 29, 2014

News from EPI Treasury Steps up with a Good Start
September 23, 2014

News from EPI Wage Theft Costs American Workers as Much as $50 Billion a Year
September 11, 2014

News from EPI Little Change in the Labor Market According to July Job Opening Data
September 9, 2014

News from EPI Legislation is Needed Immediately to Stop Corporate Inversions
September 8, 2014

News from EPI EPI To Hold Media Teleconference on 2013 Census Data on Income and Poverty
September 5, 2014

News from EPI Misclassification Robs Workers of Pay and Benefits, Hurts Honest Companies
September 4, 2014

News from EPI The Most Rigorous Studies Show Minimum-Wage Increases Have Little to no Effect on Employment
September 4, 2014

News from EPI Updating the Overtime Threshold Would Protect Workers Who Need It the Most
September 2, 2014

News from EPI Labor Law Experts To Hold Press Call On FedEx Decisions and Employee Misclassification: FedEx Decisions Are a Victory For Workers and Responsible Employers—Misclassification Cheats Workers, Good Employers, and Governments
August 28, 2014

News from EPI Wages for the Vast Majority of Workers Stay Flat in 2014
August 27, 2014

News from EPI EPI’s Heidi Shierholz Named Chief Economist at the U.S. Department of Labor
August 25, 2014

News from EPI Restaurant Workers Are More Likely to Be in Poverty than Other Workers
August 21, 2014

News from EPI Updated Overtime Rules Would Cover 6.1 Million Workers: Lower Income Women and People of Color Will Benefit from Updated Overtime Rule
August 20, 2014

News from EPI The Fed Should Continue Its Support for a Jobs Recovery
August 19, 2014

News from EPI The Federal Reserve Should Take Note: High Long-Term Unemployment is a Clear Indicator of a Weak Economy
August 19, 2014

News from EPI Media Advisory: EPI to Release Analysis of Wage Growth New Data
August 14, 2014

News from EPI New EPI Feature Answers Frequently Asked Questions about Immigration and the U.S. Labor Market
August 12, 2014

News from EPI June JOLTS Data Show the Labor Market Remains Lukewarm Five Years Into the Recovery
August 12, 2014

News from EPI Soft GDP Growth Should Convince the Fed Not to Tighten Anytime Soon
July 30, 2014

News from EPI State Cuts to Unemployment Insurance Did Little to Boost Employment or Save Money
July 28, 2014

News from EPI Reps. Frankel, Deutch, and Himes and EPI’s Daniel Costa To Discuss Legislation To Confront Human Trafficking
July 24, 2014

News from EPI Media Advisory: Economists, Workers, and Faith Leaders Urge the FOMC to Continue Pushing for a Full Recovery
July 22, 2014

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