Labor Market Research Reports, April 7 – April 18, 2014

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Written by Jeffrey Gianattasio   
Friday, 18 April 2014 15:54

The following reports on labor market policy were recently released:

Economic Policy Institute

Long-Term Unemployment is Elevated Across all Education Groups
Heidi Shierholz

No Sustained Increase in Hire Rate in Two Years
Heidi Shierholz

The Equal Rights Amendment: Unfinished Business for the Constitution
Elise Gould


Center for Economic and Policy Research

The Economic Importance of Women’s Rising Hours of Work: Time to Update Employment Standards
Eileen Appelbaum, Heather Boushey, and John Schmitt


Center for American Progress

Family and Medical Leave Insurance: A Basic Standard for Today’s Workforce
Heather Boushey and Alexandra Mitukiewicz

Fixing the Drain on Retirement Savings: How Retirement Fees are Straining the Middle Class
Jennifer Erickson and David Madland

The Business Case for Paid Leave and Paid Sick Days
Claudia Calderon Machicado


Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Lone Group Taxed into Poverty Should Receive a Larger EITC
Chuck Marr, Nathaniel Frentz, Sharon Parrott, Arloc Sherman, and Chye-Ching Huang

Federal Income Taxes on Middle-Income Families Remain Near Historic Lows
Chuck Marr and Nathaniel Frentz

Earned Income Tax Credit Promotes Work, Encourages Children’s Success at School
Chuck Marr, Chye-Ching Huang, and Arloc Sherman

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