Employment and Unemployment: National
Monthly analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ national employment report.
High Quality Child Care Is Out of Reach for Working Families
| 12:01 am, October 6, 2015
Child care costs constitute a large portion of the income families need in order to achieve a modest yet adequate standard of living—and are particularly onerous for workers paid the minimum wage. Measuring child care costs against a variety of benchmarks demonstrates that high quality child care is out of reach for working families.
African Americans and Women Disproportionately Pay the Price for Austerity and Congressional Dysfunction
Posted on September 30, 2015 | 1:16 pm
Posted on September 22, 2015 | 10:59 am
Job Growth Holds Steady in Most States, but Labor Force Declines Raise Questions about Falling Unemployment
Posted on September 18, 2015 | 2:29 pm