Ross Eisenbrey

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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

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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

The Federal Government Shouldn’t Directly Contribute To America’s Job-Quality Problem

Seth Harris’s Legacy: Lives Saved, Wages Restored, Pensions Secured, and a More Effective U.S. Department of Labor

Six Flags Wants an Exemption From a Minimum Wage Increase

A Viper Lurking in the Farm Bill: So-Called Sound Science Provision Carries Anti-Regulatory Poison

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Senator Rubio: Wrong Diagnosis, Wrong Policy Prescriptions

The Skills Shortage Myth: A Public Relations Tool for Bad Corporate Citizens

Detroit’s Deals with Financial Institutions Led to Disaster

North Carolina’s Failed Experiment in Cutting Unemployment Benefits

EPI research by Ross Eisenbrey

  • 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

  • The Overtime Threshold Has Eroded 57.5 Percent from its Peak Value

  • New inflation-adjusted salary test would bring needed clarity to FLSA overtime rules

  • Updating Overtime Rules Could Raise the Wages for Millions