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Dēmos strongly supports updating federal regulations to restore and extend overtime protections. However, we urge the Department to finalize a stronger rule than the one proposed.
Executive actions the new administration can take to deliver economic relief and protect workers and families.
One New York State bill would interrupt the cycle of discrimination that comes with employment credit checks.
The Supreme Court should hold that Title VII bars discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
The Department's proposed "EAP Rule" fails to sufficiently safeguard working people.
The American Society of Civil Engineers has graded our infrastructure a D+, poor and at risk. Congress must act.
Why President Obama’s Fair Pay and Safe Workplace Executive Order must be implemented under the new administration.
If the twin threats to public pensions continue, African American retirees may lose much of the retirement security they’ve gained over the past half-century.
The fast food industry is the main driver of compensation inequality in the most disparate sector of the economy, with a CEO-to-worker pay ratio in 2013 of over 1000-to-1.
How taxpayers are bankrolling the paychecks of already-wealthy executives instead of supporting more livable wages for American workers struggling to get by.
Support for Growth, Job Creation, and Career Development
Provide 12 weeks of paid benefits to employees who need time off work to care for a new child, a sick family member, or their own illness. The self-financing trust is funded by premiums paid equally by employers and employees.
Unions were instrumental in creating the American middle class, and today they continue to empower millions of Americans to bargain for wages and benefits that are capable of sustaining a middle-class standard of living.
14 Big Ideas to Build a Strong & Diverse Middle Class
How Walmart has wielded its market power to change the face of American industry and lower labor standards in the retail sector.
We don’t only have a jobs deficit in this country. We have a deficit of good jobs. Here's why.
On Tuesday, December 13th, the Congressional Progressive Caucus unveiled the RESTORE the American Dream for the 99% Act. The bill, if passed, would create more than 5 million jobs and save more than $2 trillion. This is a comprehensive plan to put America back to work by reversing the failed policies of the past, which the “Super Committee” could not achieve.
Strategies For Turning Bad Jobs Into Quality Employment