Ross Eisenbrey

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Businesses Agree—It’s Time To Raise the Minimum Wage

Why is the Obama Administration on the Wrong Side of a Wage and Hour Case?

LA Hotel Workers Win $15.37 Minimum Wage: a New Day for Labor in the United States?

NAM Publishes Bogus Regulatory Cost Estimates


Here’s Why We Need to Legalize the Undocumented Immigrant Workforce

Blockbuster Report on Construction Industry Tax and Wage Cheating

Labor Day Hope

A Salute to Jim Jeffords, a True Vermont Progressive


Can We Have Too Many STEM Workers?

History Teaches Us to Be Generous in a Refugee Crisis

Anti-Pension Campaigners Use Fuzzy Math and Old Data

The Court’s Harris v. Quinn Decision Undermines Home Health Care and Further Weakens Collective Bargaining Rights

What’s at Stake in Harris v. Quinn

American Workers Need Overtime Protections

Stronger Overtime Rules and Job Creation

Harris v. Quinn Is About the Right of Home Care Workers to Improve Their Wages

The Deep Roots of Skilled Labor Shortages: Anti-Union, Anti-Worker Corporations

No Sign of Labor Shortages in Construction: There are Seven Unemployed Construction Workers for Every Job Opening

Are Today’s Minimum Wage Workers Worth Less?

EPI Stands By the Rigorous Methods and Findings of Its Report on Privately Run Charter Schools and the Rocketship Company


Romney Economic Advisor Andy Puzder Gets Overtime Pay Law Wrong

Supreme Court Is Set To Decide on Home Care Workers’ Right to Organize

Raise the Pay of Hard-Working Americans with an Update of the Overtime Rules

Hillary Clinton Speaks Out For Young Workers

NYT Reporters’ Anti-Public Pension Bias Leads to Faulty Conclusions

Detroit’s Bankruptcy Reflects a History of Racism

The UAW was Right to Appeal the Election Decision in Tennessee

Court of Appeals Hands Victory to U.S. Workers

Senators from States with High Long-Term Unemployment Will Decide the Fate of Emergency Unemployment Compensation

Life Is Worse In Right-To-Work States

EPI research by Ross Eisenbrey

  • Los Angeles City Council Votes to Raise Wages for Thousands of Workers

  • Wage Theft is a Much Bigger Problem Than Other Forms of Theft—But Workers Remain Mostly Unprotected

  • An Epidemic of Wage Theft Is Costing Workers Hundreds of Millions of Dollars a Year

  • Top Restaurant Industry CEOs Made 721 Times More than Minimum-Wage Workers in 2013

  • Harris v. Quinn is a Blow to the Economically Vulnerable

  • Wage Theft is a Bigger Problem Than Other Theft—But Not Enough is Done to Protect Workers