Demographic disparities October 29, 2020
An Equitable COVID-19 Recovery Depends on Dismantling Racial Inequities in the Workplace and the Labor Market
Improving baseline job quality, increasing worker power and voice, and disaggregating data by race and ethnicity are key steps to ensuring the labor market better serves workers of color.
Economic context October 29, 2020
Ensuring a Recovery That Offers Greater Economic Mobility to More Americans
A bipartisan panel of economists agrees that the Covid-19 crisis has exposed past and current failures to target policies and action towards workers in low-wage jobs and industries. Now is the time to chart a more equitable course.
Demographic disparities September 28, 2020
Racial Inequality in the Labor Market and Employment Opportunities
This brief explores the persistent inequities and disparities in outcomes experienced by people of color in the U.S. labor market through key data points, delves into root causes based on a review of the evidence, and identifies key gaps in our knowledge of why and how labor market inequality endures.