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: May 2023 Edition

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Fair competition in the U.S. labor market is threatened by more than the noncompete clauses targeted by new Federal Trade Commission rule

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Is there a skilled labor shortage? The economic evidence on skills gap and labor shortage concerns

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Reduced job turnover in small U.S. firms is an overlooked benefit of paid sick leave

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New working paper examines the evolution of economic thought on the impact of technological change in the labor market

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Wage Posting or Wage Bargaining? A Test Using Dual Jobholders

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JOLTS Day Graphs: March 2023 Edition

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Executive action to spur equitable growth

Executive actions to strengthen unions and increase worker power in the United States

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JOLTS Day Graphs: January 2023 Edition

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Ahead of new U.S. jobs data releases, here’s what employment growth and job switching mean for wage disparities in the U.S. labor market

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Fair competition in the U.S. labor market is threatened by more than the noncompete clauses targeted by new Federal Trade Commission rule

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New Evidence on Employee Noncompete, No Poach, and No Hire Agreements in the Franchise Sector

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JOLTS Day Graphs: December 2022 Edition

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JOLTS Day Graphs: November 2022 Edition

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The importance of understanding how job quality affects U.S. workers and the entire economy, and how to boost access to good jobs

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Equitable Growth delivers comment letter responding to U.S. Department of Labor’s Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on classifying employees and independent contractors

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Equitable Growth delivers comment letter responding to the National Labor Relations Board’s Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Joint-Employer Standard

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