Press releases and announcements

CEO pay rose more than 11% in 2021: CEOs were paid 399 times as much as a typical worker in 2021—an all-time record
October 4, 2022

President Biden has advanced worker rights in the first 18 months of his administration, but there’s much more to do: New EPI report assesses the Biden administration’s record for workers
August 25, 2022

Wage theft in H-2B industries nears $2 billion as visa program grows
August 18, 2022

The teacher pay penalty hit a new high in 2021
August 16, 2022

EPI applauds Senate passage of the Inflation Reduction Act
August 7, 2022

Residential long-term care workers are underpaid and at high risk during the pandemic
July 27, 2022

Public school funding shortfalls during past economic downturns hurt students for years after: Warnings of what may come post-pandemic
July 12, 2022

Two EPI Action briefs show that removing tariffs would undermine U.S. steel and aluminum industries
July 7, 2022

The overturning of Roe v. Wade is disastrous for reproductive and economic rights
June 24, 2022

New essay series and chartbook offer perspectives on advancing anti-racist economic research and policy
June 15, 2022

New report documents the growing trend of cities and other localities protecting workers’ rights
June 13, 2022

EPI congratulates Liz Shuler on her election as AFL-CIO president
June 12, 2022

New report finds that home health care workers are severely underpaid in every state
June 2, 2022

National survey of gig workers shows poor working conditions and low pay
June 1, 2022

New report shows that rising inequality has reduced U.S. economic growth
May 24, 2022

New report measures wages in the pandemic labor market
April 27, 2022

New Company Wage Tracker shows low wages are the norm at large retail and food service employers
April 19, 2022

State corporate income tax revenues have eroded sharply in recent decades: More than 60% of corporations pay no state corporate income tax in seven states
April 14, 2022

EPI President Heidi Shierholz to testify at U.S. House Select Committee Hearing on the impact of corporate power on workers
April 6, 2022

Collective bargaining rights would help narrow the pay gap for local government workers in Colorado
March 14, 2022

Updated Family Budget Calculator provides data on the cost of living in every county and major metropolitan area
March 3, 2022

Major strike activity increased in 2021 but remains below pre-pandemic levels
February 23, 2022

Chandra Childers joins EPI’s Economic Analysis and Research Network as Senior Policy and Economic Analyst
February 11, 2022

Media advisory: EPI economist Monique Morrissey to testify before the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee on challenges older workers face
February 7, 2022

Raising pay in public K–12 schools is critical to solving staffing shortages
February 3, 2022

EPI economist Valerie Wilson named president of the National Economic Association
February 1, 2022

New report finds workers of color have been especially hard hit by manufacturing job losses associated with globalization
January 31, 2022

Forty organizations urge California lawmakers to pass AB257, the FAST Recovery Act
January 21, 2022

Number of workers represented by a union declined in 2021, showing why we must reform our broken labor law
January 20, 2022

Press call: EPI experts to discuss 2021 union membership numbers
January 18, 2022

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