Carmen Sanchez Cumming
Carmen Sanchez Cumming

Senior Research Assistant

Equitable Growth

Carmen Sanchez Cumming is a senior research assistant at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. Prior to joining Equitable Growth, Sanchez Cumming was a campaigns assistant at Oxfam America and research assistant at Middlebury College’s Department of Sociology. Her interests are in labor market policy, wage inequality, and market concentration. Sanchez Cumming holds a B.A. in economics and sociology from Middlebury College.

Authored By Carmen Sanchez Cumming

Equitable Recovery

Jobs report: U.S. employment data shows continuing strong job gains, with employment in the warehousing and transportation industry well-above pre-pandemic levels

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: March 2022 Report Edition

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JOLTS Day Graphs: February 2022 Edition

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JOLTS Day Graphs: January 2022 Edition

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Equitable Recovery

February Jobs Day report: U.S. employment growth is still strong, but some care sector workers are being left behind

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: February 2022 Report Edition

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Equitable Recovery

The Economic State of the Union in 2022, presented in 11 charts, and what policymakers can do to make the recovery more equitable and resilient

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Stratification economics: What it is and how it advances our understanding of inequality

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January Jobs report: U.S. employment growth surpasses expectations, but it is essential to boost job quality in manufacturing

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: January 2022 Report Edition

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How new job search technologies are affecting the U.S. labor market

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JOLTS Day Graphs: December 2021 Edition

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Jobs Report: U.S. employment growth slowed in December, with the leisure and hospitality industry far from recovered

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: December 2021 Report Edition

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JOLTS Day Graphs: November 2021 Edition

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The importance of anti-discrimination enforcement for a fair and equitable U.S. labor market and broadly shared economic growth

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Jobs report: November posted weaker-than-expected job gains while visa backlogs could dampen further U.S. employment growth

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: November 2021 Report Edition

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JOLTS Day Graphs: September 2021 Edition

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Equitable Recovery

October U.S. Jobs report: Employment growth picked up steam last month

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: October 2021 Report Edition

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JOLTS Day Graphs: August 2021 Edition

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Equitable Recovery

Problems in the U.S. care sectors risk holding back the economic recovery amid another month of disappointing job gains

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: September 2021 Report Edition

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Equitable Recovery

Equitable Growth’s 2021 policy conference features key speakers and panelists discussing inclusive U.S. economic growth after the coronavirus recession

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August Jobs Report: Uncertainty and teacher shortages loom over the new school year

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: August 2021 Report Edition

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Labor Day: How unions promote racial solidarity in the United States

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JOLTS Day Graphs: June 2021 Edition

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Equitable Recovery

July Jobs report: Job growth ramps up, but the construction sector struggles

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: July 2021 Report Edition

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Equitable Recovery

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

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

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JOLTS Day Graphs: April 2021 Edition

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Equitable Recovery

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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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: May 2021 Report Edition

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The intersectional wage divides faced by Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander women in the United States

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JOLTS Day Graphs: March 2021 Edition

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Equitable Recovery

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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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: April 2021 Report Edition

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The consequences of job displacement for U.S. workers

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JOLTS Day Graphs: February 2021 Edition

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Equitable Recovery

The latest Jobs Day report is encouraging yet the number of U.S. workers jobless for 27 weeks or more keeps climbing

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: March 2021 Report Edition

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Equitable Recovery

What the U.S. Census Household Pulse Survey reveals about the first year of the coronavirus recession, in six charts

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JOLTS Day Graphs: January 2021 Edition

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Four ways to understand the pay divide facing Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander women

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Coronavirus Recession

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

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: February 2021 Report Edition

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JOLTS Day Graphs: December 2020 Edition

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Coronavirus Recession

Jobs report: Coronavirus recession hits workers in low-wage service industries who need access to the social safety net and effective labor protection enforcement

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: January 2021 Report Edition

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Coronavirus Recession

U.S. retail sector’s recession experiences highlight continuing labor market travails

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JOLTS Day Graphs: November 2020 Edition

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: December 2020 Report Edition

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Improving U.S. labor standards and the quality of jobs to reduce the costs of employee turnover to U.S. companies

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JOLTS Day Graphs: October 2020 Edition

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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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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: November 2020 Report Edition

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JOLTS Day Graphs: September 2020 Edition

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: October 2020 Report Edition

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Equitable Growth’s Household Pulse graphs: October 14 – 26

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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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Equitable Growth’s Household Pulse graphs: September 30–October 12

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Equitable Growth’s Household Pulse graphs: September 16–28 Edition

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JOLTS Day Graphs: August 2020 Edition

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Coronavirus Recession

What the coronavirus recession means for U.S. public-sector employment

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: September 2020 Report Edition

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Equitable Growth’s household pulse graphs: September 2–14 edition

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: August 2020 Report Edition

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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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Five ways to understand Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

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Coronavirus Recession

Most recent JOLTS release provides latest data on how the coronavirus recession is different from the Great Recession

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Coronavirus Recession

July jobs report: Coronavirus recession continues to hit Latinx workers in service jobs amid unprecedented U.S. labor market volatility

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: July 2020 Report Edition

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JOLTS Day Graphs: May 2020 Report Edition

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Coronavirus Recession

Latest jobs report for June reveals pre-existing inequality in U.S. labor market worsening amid coronavirus recession

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Four graphs on U.S. occupational segregation by race, ethnicity, and gender

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Factsheet: U.S. occupational segregation by race, ethnicity, and gender

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JOLTS Day Graphs: April 2020 Report Edition

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Coronavirus Recession

How the coronavirus recession is impacting part-time U.S. workers

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: May 2020 Report Edition

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JOLTS Day Graphs: March 2020 Report Edition

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Coronavirus Recession

Coronavirus recession deepens U.S. job losses in April especially among low-wage workers and women

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: April 2020 Report Edition

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Coronavirus Recession

Why workers are engaging in collective action across the United States in response to the coronavirus crisis

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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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JOLTS Day Graphs: February 2020 Report Edition

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TOPICS: Job Mobility
Coronavirus Recession

First Jobs Day report since the onset of the coronavirus recession exposes a U.S. labor market in crisis

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: March 2020 Report Edition

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JOLTS Day Graphs: January 2020 Report Edition

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What the historically low U.S. unemployment rate means for women workers

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