Teacher Shortage
Domestic Workers
Older Americans
Paid Sick Days

The teacher shortage is a long-standing, widespread problem, but the pandemic made it worse. Solutions must address root causes by raising teacher pay and improving working conditions. Read the report

This chartbook provides a comprehensive look at the demographics, wages, benefits, and poverty rates of the professionals who care for our family members and clean our homes. Explore the charts

Many older Americans face barriers to working longer while also facing uncertain retirement prospects. This chartbook sheds light on the challenges confronting older Americans. Explore the charts

Ninety-six percent of the highest-wage workers have access to paid sick days. Only 38% of the lowest-paid workers do. Federally mandated paid sick leave would help address this inequity. Read the blog post

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