Topic Minimum Wage

The minimum wage in the United States continues to be one of the most important policy levers for establishing a floor for job quality. Equitable Growth’s research and analysis demonstrates that higher minimum wages has the potential to increase earnings without reducing employment.

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Why minimum wages are a critical tool for achieving racial justice in the U.S. labor market

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Rebuilding U.S. labor market wage standards

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Where does your state’s minimum wage rank against the median wage?

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Coronavirus Recession

The coronavirus recession exposes how U.S. labor laws fail gig workers and independent contractors

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Factsheet: Minimum wage increases are good for U.S. workers and the U.S. economy

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Building high-road supply networks in the United States

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Boosting Wages

Collective bargaining as a path to more equitable wage growth in the United States

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U.S. labor markets require a new approach to higher education

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Place-conscious federal policies to reduce regional economic disparities in the United States

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Ideas to Boost Wages in the New Economy: Ten Essays on Raising Wages for U.S. Workers

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Coronavirus Recession

The coronavirus recession continues to threaten low-wage U.S. workers due to stalled jobs recovery

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Coronavirus Recession

Why minimum wages are a critical tool for achieving racial justice in the U.S. labor market

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Equitable Growth’s labor market experts deliver comment letter to U.S. Department of Labor on status of independent contractors

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Labor Day: Labor standards and institutional support for collective action are essential for an equitable U.S. economy

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Maintaining effective U.S. labor standards enforcement through the coronavirus recession

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The redistributional consequences of multiple minimum wages

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Building worker power in the United States

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Reforming Unemployment Insurance across the United States

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