To lessen and reverse the pandemic's effects on Black families' income and wealth, consciously consider the persistent effects of the country’s legacy of human trafficking, bondage, and disadvantage.
Three lessons from the 2007-2009 Great Recession can help the workforce recover.
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.