Press releases and announcements

Congress must urgently provide $3 trillion of fiscal relief to stop the economic bleeding and build a strong recovery
November 24, 2020

The Biden administration must strongly advocate for working people
November 7, 2020

October jobs report: Next president inherits a devastated economy with millions out of work
November 6, 2020

The Trump administration’s proposed independent contractor rule would cost workers at least $3.7 billion annually in lost pay and benefits
October 26, 2020

The Trump administration’s union election suspension at pandemic’s onset impacted nearly 17,000 workers
October 21, 2020

Investment in infrastructure and clean energy would create at least 6.9 million good jobs: Manufacturing, construction, and transportation sectors would gain the most
October 20, 2020

Addressing the teacher shortage requires a multi-pronged approach and long-term solutions
October 15, 2020

Young workers are the most likely to be unemployed and unable to work from home in the COVID-19 economy
October 14, 2020

New EPI “Unequal Power” project refutes assumption of equal bargaining power in the workplace
October 7, 2020

Media advisory: EPI to launch “Unequal Power” project: How the assumption of equal bargaining power in the workplace undermines freedom, fairness, and democracy
October 5, 2020

Slowdown in jobs added means we could be years away from a full recovery
October 2, 2020

Southern states’ use of preemption is disproportionately harming residents of color, women, and low-wage workers
September 30, 2020

Teachers are paid almost 20% less than similar workers: When including benefits, teachers still face a 10.2% total compensation penalty
September 17, 2020

50 ways the Trump administration has eroded workers’ rights while bolstering corporate power
September 16, 2020

Income gains from 2019 Census report illustrate the importance of getting closer to full employment during the recovery
September 15, 2020

Media advisory: EPI experts to discuss Census income and poverty data release
September 10, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic poses major challenges to U.S. students and their teachers—and exacerbates existing education inequities: Here is what these mean for education policy
September 10, 2020

EPI applauds judge’s decision on joint-employer rule: Trump’s rule would have cost workers more than $1 billion annually
September 9, 2020

A huge jobs deficit remains, by any measure: Congress must provide more relief
September 9, 2020

Six months into the recession and a 11.5 million jobs deficit remains
September 4, 2020

State attorneys general play a growing role in protecting workers’ rights
August 27, 2020

12 million people have likely lost employer-sponsored health insurance since February: Policymakers should work to delink jobs and access to insurance coverage by expanding public options
August 26, 2020

Union workers are paid 11.2% more and have greater access to health insurance and paid sick days than their nonunion counterparts: Policymakers must strengthen workers’ ability to form unions, particularly during the coronavirus crisis
August 25, 2020

Latinx workers—particularly women—have faced some of the most damaging economic and health effects of the coronavirus
August 20, 2020

CEO pay increased 14% in 2019, and now make 320 times their typical workers
August 18, 2020

Media advisory: Bipartisan panel of top economists discuss need for state and local aid
August 14, 2020

Unemployment insurance provides far too little to pay basic expenses for working families across the country
August 13, 2020

Media advisory: EPI joins panel about COVID-19 impact on Montana veterans and public sector
August 13, 2020

Trump’s trade policies have cost thousands of U.S. manufacturing jobs: Action is urgently needed to rebuild the manufacturing sector after the coronavirus pandemic
August 10, 2020

The bounceback deflates: Job gains slow considerably in July
August 7, 2020

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