Preemption laws
Forced Arbitration

State legislatures use preemption laws to strike down local government efforts to improve the working conditions of their residents. EPI’s new interactive map tracks their rise.

Should tax cuts be today’s policy priority? Would cutting corporate taxes create jobs? Are corporate profits “trapped” overseas? These questions and more answered. Read the FAQ

Over half of private nonunion working people are subject to mandatory employment arbitration procedures, which remove their access to the court system that protects their legal employment rights. Read the report

EPI’s Board of Directors has selected Thea Lee to serve as the next president of EPI starting January 2018. Lee has spent her career advocating on behalf of working families in the national policy debate. Read the announcement.


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EPI in the news

  • The Seattle Times | November 17, 2017
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  • Politico Pro | November 16, 2017
  • VOX | November 16, 2017
  • Gray TV | November 16, 2017
  • NPR | November 16, 2017
  • The Economist | November 15, 2017

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