Class of 2016
Child Care
Minimum Wage
Gig economy

While the labor market for recent high school and college graduates has improved, young people still face elevated unemployment and weak wage growth. Read the report

An ambitious public investment in child care would help children succeed, save families money, help child care workers earn a living, and could boost GDP by as much $210 billion. Read the report

Bold policy making like a higher minimum wage is essential to making sure working people get a fair return on their work and enjoy shared prosperity. View the blog post

Uber can and does tracker workers’ hours in a way that is consistent with their being employees, and solutions are available for determining how to compensate drivers for time between rides. Read the report

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  • The Atlantic | May 2, 2016

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