Topic Job Mobility

The ability to find a job and transition between jobs measures the dynamism of the U.S. labor market. When the labor market is tight and workers are mobile, they are able to find a job that best suits their skills and offers fair rewards. Equitable Growth follows determinants of job mobility to understand how dynamic the labor market is in the U.S. economy.

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JOLTS Day Graphs: February 2021 Edition

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Earnings instability and mobility over our working lives: Improving short- and long-term economic well-being for U.S. workers

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Jobs report: a year into the coronavirus recession, employment losses have been greatest for Black women workers and Latinx workers

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Uncertain Time: Precarious Schedules and Job Turnover in the U.S. Service Sector

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The case for more internships and apprenticeships in the United States

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Economic change and the social safety net: Are rural Americans still behind?

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Policymakers should ensure that the U.S. labor market recovery lasts by boosting workers’ bargaining power and strengthening social infrastructure

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JOLTS Day Graphs: May 2021 Edition

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June jobs report: What the coronavirus recession means for foreign-born workers in the United States

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The future of work and worker power post-COVID a key topic at the 2021 Labor and Employment Relations Association annual conference

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JOLTS Day Graphs: April 2021 Edition

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U.S. jobs report: Amid robust employment gains in May policymakers need to consider the future direction of demand-driven employment growth across industries

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JOLTS Day Graphs: March 2021 Edition

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April Jobs report: Disappointing job gains mean the damage from the coronavirus recession may be long term, especially for young workers

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The consequences of job displacement for U.S. workers

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