Our current labor market places a high premium on postsecondary degrees, but degrees may not always signal job seekers’ competencies.
COVID-19 has heightened the consequences of recent policies that have deterred immigrants from receiving federal safety net assistance.
This pandemic-led downturn has hit older workers especially hard and will likely create long-term employment challenges for them.
Understanding the disproportionate unemployment risk facing Latinx people can inform strategies to help workers hit hardest by the COVID-19 employment crisis.
"Risking the well-being of any child is risking the prospects for our collective future."
Evidence shows paid time off for workers with serious medical conditions, combined with evidence-based return to work services, is key to supporting workers’ health, public health, and economic security.
Research shows paid sick leave reduces the spread of disease, lowers worker absenteeism, and supports preventive medicine.
The COVID-19 pandemic has already taken a significant toll on families’ abilities to meet basic needs.
Treasury Should Use the Federal Prepaid Debit Card Program to Distribute Relief Payments to the Unbanked
"We need to create the infrastructure within government to enable flexibility in times of crisis."