Statement from Olivia Golden on the inadequacy of the president's recent executive orders in meeting the urgent needs of people devastated by the public health and economic crises.
Cites CLASP report on the public investment of $9.6 billion/month necessary to sustain the child care sector during the pandemic.
New measure of part-time underemployment reveals a much higher rate that than used by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Researchers, advocates, policymakers, and government agencies all rely on data to improve the socioeconomic outcomes of working people. Without comprehensive measures, it becomes difficult to gauge the growing challenges facing historically marginalized populations like low-wage workers. Even some of our most reliable data sources have their shortcomings — limitations that could have lasting implications on real people and in most cases, some of the most disparate.
On the one-year anniversary of the ICE raids in Mississippi, CLASP reflects on how workers and their families were affected--and the resilience shown by the community.
Report uses new measure of underemployment to determine many more workers are working part-time hours but would prefer to work full time.
As the 2020-2021 academic year begins under the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the many challenges colleges face is how to operate their federal and state work-study programs.
Statement from Olivia Golden about the likely damage to the 2020 Census by the decision to stop the field data collection a month early.