Using evidence to accelerate solutions

Researchers must advance evidence-based solutions to the challenges facing our changing workforce and social fabric.

How three states are supplementing federal funds for workforce development

Massachusetts, Texas, and Washington have diverse funding structures for job training programs.

How local workforce systems can support lifelong learning

The demand for skilled workers is surging in industries like health care and advanced manufacturing.

A low unemployment rate doesn’t mean all workers have access to good jobs. Employer engagement strategies can help

Community-based organizations play a vital role in addressing barriers to employment and mobility.

Without addressing poverty, child labor laws aren’t enough to keep kids safe

Dangerous jobs might seem like good choices to young people living in poverty.

Instead of tariffs, try apprenticeships

The manufacturing industry is facing a skills gap estimated to result in 2 million unfilled jobs by 2025.

Work alone is often not enough to lift people out of poverty

Yesterday’s release of the farm bill included a proposal to toughen work requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

Movin’ on up: Who gains from multiple postsecondary credentials?

Does earning multiple postsecondary credentials guarantee success in the labor market?

Why and how companies should invest tax savings to improve workers’ skills

It will take more than new plants and temporary bonuses to sustain long-term improvements in workers’ earnings.

Automation’s effects on jobs are more complicated than you might think

If robots can do the same jobs as humans without a paycheck or a lunch break, will workers be displaced?