Janus
Class of 2018
Poverty
Gig economy

The Supreme Court decision in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 will have profound implications for 17.3 million state and local government workers and the services they provide.

The members of the Class of 2018 have better job prospects than any other class since the Great Recession. But they still face major challenges.

On the 50th anniversary of the Poor People’s Campaign, EPI is producing a series of snapshots illuminating why poverty persists and how public policy has helped or fallen short in the goal of eradicating poverty.

EPI in the news

  • The Washington Post | July 18, 2018
  • Romper | July 18, 2018
  • Southeast Missouri State University | July 18, 2018
  • St. Louis Post Dispatch | July 18, 2018
  • St. Louis Post Dispatch | July 17, 2018
  • AFL-CIO | July 17, 2018
  • The Week | July 16, 2018

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