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Unemployment holds steady or falls in 44 states and DC in May
June 15, 2018

Class of 2018 high school graduates are entering a strong labor market, but inequities remain
June 14, 2018

Fed hikes rates despite no inflationary signs in data
June 13, 2018

A ruling against state and local government unions in Janus will have negative consequences for public services as well as workers
June 13, 2018

17.3 million state and local government workers could be affected by Janus decision
June 7, 2018

Contingent Worker Survey is further evidence that we are not becoming a nation of freelancers
June 7, 2018

Raising the minimum wage will help New York City-area airports attract quality workers and reduce turnover
June 4, 2018

Solid jobs report shows an economy marching towards full employment
June 1, 2018

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren to deliver major national address at symposium on Trump-era deregulation
May 29, 2018

In Epic Systems Corp. decision, the Supreme Court deals a significant blow to workers’ fundamental rights
May 21, 2018

Most states continue to add jobs in April
May 18, 2018

The African American unemployment rate is at least twice the white unemployment rate in 14 states and the District of Columbia
May 17, 2018

Uber drivers earn the equivalent of $9.21 in hourly wages: Uber and other gig platforms account for far less of the economy than many estimates suggest
May 15, 2018

“Right-to-Work” in Missouri would hurt black workers the most
May 15, 2018

Class of 2018 college graduates face a tightening labor market, but more work needs to be done
May 10, 2018

Since 2010, Minnesota’s economy has outperformed Wisconsin’s by virtually every available measure
May 8, 2018

State attorneys general can play a key role in protecting workers’ rights
May 7, 2018

Unemployment rate hits new low for the recovery, but for the wrong reasons
May 4, 2018

EPI submits comments opposing the USDA’s proposed increase in hog slaughtering line speed
May 2, 2018

Media Advisory: Will the Trump tax cuts accelerate offshoring by U.S. multinational corporations?
April 30, 2018

Media Advisory: Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism?
April 27, 2018

What market concentration, monopsony, and monopoly can and can’t explain about wage trends
April 25, 2018

March weather likely at play in state jobs report
April 20, 2018

Overall costs and benefits, not job loss, should be the metric by which we evaluate minimum wage increases
April 18, 2018

EPI submits comments to the National Labor Relations Board supporting its updated Election Rule
April 17, 2018

Swings in the weather lead to swings in employment
April 6, 2018

Women and African Americans are more likely to be subject to mandatory arbitration
April 6, 2018

The New York Fed doubles down on a flawed process
April 3, 2018

51 economists sign letter to Congress in support of robust funding for the 2020 census
April 2, 2018

Media Advisory: Denying workers their rights from their first day on the job
March 28, 2018

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