Labor Rights
Abortion Access
Minimum Wage

Recent data show more workers were represented by unions in 2022, an increase of 200,000 from 2021. Still, many workers who would like to unionize face barriers to doing so. Read the report

When employers misclassify workers as “independent contractors” instead of as “employees,” they impose economic costs and deprive workers of fundamental labor rights. Explore the fact sheet

Abortion access directly impacts economic outcomes: States with abortion restrictions or bans have lower wages, weaker labor standards, and higher levels of incarceration. Read the report

On Jan. 1, twenty-three states and D.C. increased their minimum wage, raising pay for an estimated 8.4 million workers across the country. Read the blog post

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