Expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit Can Support Older Working Americans

Staying in the workforce longer can help seniors make ends meet and improve their retirement security.

Many Workers Who Experience a New Health Shock Leave the Workforce and Receive No Income Support

Each year, millions of American workers experience potentially work-limiting health shocks.

If the Early Retirement Age Changes, At-Risk Older Workers Will Need More Support

Without effective policies in place, raising the EEA or keeping the EEA at 62 and reducing benefits could create hardship for many older Americans.

A New Strategy for Improving Social Security’s Disability Determination Process

If combined with other more robust reforms, reconsideration could be a valuable step in the determination process.

Congress’s Proposed Effort to Encourage Retirement Savings Ignores Larger Threats to Retirement Security

Late last month, the House overwhelmingly passed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act.

Paid Leave Is a Worthy Goal, but so Is a Secure Retirement

Policymakers have developed proposals that would use Social Security to fund paid parental leave.

A new bill aims to tackle Social Security’s financial problems

Most lawmakers agree that Social Security needs reform, as the program now spends more than it collects.

States are testing innovative strategies to help at-risk workers stay employed

Eight states are developing immediate intervention strategies for employees whose work is disrupted by an illness or injury.

Most employers don’t help workers stay employed after illness or injury. Early intervention can help.

Every year, millions of workers develop illnesses or suffer injuries that limit their ability to remain on the job.

“Public charge” could lead to fewer immigrants—and taxpayers—contributing to the US economy

Immigrants and their children are expected to make up a greater share of our labor force in the coming decades.