Report | Wages, Incomes, and Wealth

Getting Good Jobs to People of Color

Briefing Paper #250

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The lack of good jobs that pay decent wages and provide health care and retirement benefits is a serious problem for all Americans and an especially dire problem for America’s people of color. Algernon Austin, director of EPI’s program on Race, Ethnicity and the Economy, examines the rate of employment in so-called “good jobs” for different demographic groups.