April 1, 2021
The most cited unemployment rate does not capture the full extent of weakness in the labor market — and this is a bigger issue in recessions.
May 26, 2020
Hispanic workers fill many low-wage essential jobs and face added challenges and risks by having low bargaining power to advocate for safer work conditions.
March 30, 2020
Low-wage hourly service workers immediately experienced drastically reduced work hours and layoffs. Few have begun to receive government support measures.
January 13, 2020
There is evidence that the impact of increased enforcement and deportations had ripple effects on the employment and safety net participation of citizens.
March 8, 2019
Skill requirements increased for many job openings during the recession. As the economy recovered employers have been lowering them to fill open positions.