Tipped Workers
Raising Wages

Black unemployment levels remain higher than pre-recession levels in 28 states, even as unemployment rates for whites, Hispanics, and Asians have fallen to just above pre-recession levels. Read the report

Low-paying tipped work disproportionately harms women: 67 percent of tipped workers are women, yet they still make less than their male counterparts. View the snapshot

Policy choices led to wage stagnation, and policy choices can fix it. The Agenda to Raise America’s pay is an 11-point set of concrete, doable policies to get Americans’ wages rising again. Read the agenda

The Congressional Progressive Caucus budget would spur job creation, boost public investment, strengthen the middle class, restore fairness to the tax code, and ensure fiscal sustainability. Read the report

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