News Releases | May 6, 2022

April Jobs Report: Strong Job Growth as Workers Demand Better Jobs

The unemployment rate remained at 3.6% in April according to this morning’s monthly jobs report.  Approximately 428,000 jobs were produced,(…)

News Releases | April 1, 2022

March Jobs Report: Job Growth Amidst Fears of a New Recession

With recovery still at risk, policymakers must adopt structural reforms to bolster the unemployment insurance system for all workers.

News Releases | February 4, 2022

January Jobs Report: Strong Job Growth But Pandemic’s Toll Still Felt Most by Black and Latinx Workers

The unemployment rate for Black workers was 6.9%, more than twice the rate for white workers (3.4%).

News Releases | November 5, 2021

On the October Jobs Report: Keeping Sight of the Bigger Picture

This morning’s monthly jobs report shows the unemployment rate fell to 4.6%, indicating that job availability is improving for some(…)

Press Clips | October 19, 2021

Hear Us: Cities Are Working to End Another Legacy of Slavery — ‘At Will’ Employment

Via: Next City

One in two U.S. workers (47% of workers overall, 50% of Black workers, and 52% of Latinx workers) have been(…)

Press Clips | October 19, 2021

Warehouse jobs — recently thought of as jobs of the future — are suddenly jobs few workers want

Via: Washington Post

The warehouse industry is facing an unexpected problem: Far too few people are willing to take on the often-grueling work,(…)

Press Clips | October 19, 2021

Retailers struggle to hire warehouse workers ahead of the holidays, with brutal hours and poor working conditions taking their toll, a report says

Via: Business Insider

Hiring warehouse workers in the US is becoming a near-impossible task, with incentives such as free college tuition, sign-on bonuses,(…)

News Releases | September 3, 2021

Jobs Report: Black and Latinx Workers Are Being Left Behind, Unemployment Insurance Reform Critical

The latest jobs report shows we are falling short of a just recovery.

News Releases | August 6, 2021

JOBS REPORT:  Despite Job Growth, as Benefit Cliff Approaches, Renewing and Reforming Unemployment Insurance is An Urgent Racial Justice Matter

Workers need bold reform that will lay the groundwork for an equitable unemployment insurance system and labor market.

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