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News from EPI Media Advisory: What can we learn from the Fight for $15?
June 22, 2016

News from EPI The top 1 percent took home the majority of income growth since the Great Recession in 24 states: New York, Connecticut, and Wyoming top the list of most unequal states
June 16, 2016

News from EPI Fed decision to keep interest rates unchanged was the right one
June 15, 2016

News from EPI EPI President Lawrence Mishel addresses Democratic Party Platform Committee
June 13, 2016

News from EPI Economic policy that doesn’t confront the rise in inequality head-on will do nothing to help the vast majority of American families
June 9, 2016

News from EPI People of color will be the majority of the working class by 2032
June 9, 2016

News from EPI The H-2B visa guestworker program leaves workers vulnerable to low pay and abuse
June 7, 2016

News from EPI Media Advisory: Hacker, Levin, O’Leary and Dionne discuss 21st century views of the role of government
June 7, 2016

News from EPI Summer weather nears, but the economy is nowhere near hot enough for the Fed to cool it down
June 3, 2016

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

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