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New report measures wages in the pandemic labor market
April 27, 2022

New Company Wage Tracker shows low wages are the norm at large retail and food service employers
April 19, 2022

State corporate income tax revenues have eroded sharply in recent decades: More than 60% of corporations pay no state corporate income tax in seven states
April 14, 2022

EPI President Heidi Shierholz to testify at U.S. House Select Committee Hearing on the impact of corporate power on workers
April 6, 2022

Collective bargaining rights would help narrow the pay gap for local government workers in Colorado
March 14, 2022

Updated Family Budget Calculator provides data on the cost of living in every county and major metropolitan area
March 3, 2022

Major strike activity increased in 2021 but remains below pre-pandemic levels
February 23, 2022

Chandra Childers joins EPI’s Economic Analysis and Research Network as Senior Policy and Economic Analyst
February 11, 2022

Media advisory: EPI economist Monique Morrissey to testify before the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee on challenges older workers face
February 7, 2022

Raising pay in public K–12 schools is critical to solving staffing shortages
February 3, 2022

EPI economist Valerie Wilson named president of the National Economic Association
February 1, 2022

New report finds workers of color have been especially hard hit by manufacturing job losses associated with globalization
January 31, 2022

Forty organizations urge California lawmakers to pass AB257, the FAST Recovery Act
January 21, 2022

Number of workers represented by a union declined in 2021, showing why we must reform our broken labor law
January 20, 2022

Press call: EPI experts to discuss 2021 union membership numbers
January 18, 2022

New report finds that more than $3 billion in stolen wages was recovered for workers between 2017 and 2020
December 22, 2021

High unionization levels are associated with greater economic, personal, and democratic well-being
December 15, 2021

New EPI report reveals wage theft on a grand scale in the H-1B visa program
December 9, 2021

EPI applauds House passage of the Build Back Better Act
November 19, 2021

New report shows how care workers are undervalued and deserve higher wages
November 18, 2021

Midwestern state lawmakers undermine workers’ rights and economic well-being by preempting local policymaking
October 14, 2021

New report highlights lessons from pandemic unemployment insurance programs for building better automatic stabilizers
October 12, 2021

Cutting the reconciliation bill to $1.5 trillion would support nearly 2 million fewer jobs per year
October 7, 2021

Celine McNicholas promoted to director of policy and government affairs at the Economic Policy Institute, will also serve as general counsel
October 5, 2021

Nearly 2 million direct care workers would benefit from a $15 minimum wage by 2025
September 28, 2021

David Cooper named director of EPI’s Economic Analysis and Research Network
September 27, 2021

The shift to all-electric vehicles could create over 150,000 jobs by 2030—if policymakers make smart investments to secure U.S. leadership in the auto sector
September 22, 2021

Naomi Walker named vice president of the Economic Policy Institute
September 21, 2021

Seventeen winners of the Nobel Prize in economics sign letter in support of the President’s Build Back Better package: Statement from Nobel Laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz
September 20, 2021

The cannabis industry could be a model of good jobs—if policymakers strengthen workers’ right to unionize
September 20, 2021

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