First Day Fairness

On November 14, join EPI for a fabulous night where we look at the past and future victories of American labor and celebrate the integral role they play in our nation’s history. View the event

The rules of the economy are rigged against working people from their first day on the job. EPI’s First Day Fairness agenda explains how to fix this. Read the agenda

After two years of relative stability, CEO compensation surged in 2017. Average compensation for CEOs of the top 350 publicly traded firms was $18.9 million in 2017. Read the report.

The top 1 percent of families in the United States took home an average of 26.3 times as much income as the bottom 99 percent in 2015. Find out what it takes to be in the top 1 percent in every state, county, and metro area. Read the report

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  • Metro Weekly | October 5, 2018
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