Low-wage workers

Low-wage workers

Feb 26, 2020 | Report/Brief

Underemployment disproportionately afflicts people who have been historically marginalized and anybody facing barriers to economic security. Using these broader measures, our study finds that 4 in 10 part-time workers prefer more hours of work, compared to wanting the same or fewer hours.

    Sep 26, 2019 | Report/Brief | Pronita Gupta

    The Great Recession demonstrated that poor-quality jobs worsen poverty for low-wage workers, especially workers of color. This brief examines the impact of the last recession.

    Dec 19, 2018 | Fact Sheet | Tanya L. Goldman

    PFML is critical to reducing and preventing poverty and economic insecurity for families who experience illness or have caregiving responsibilities.

    Tanya L. Goldman and Pronita Gupta submitted comments to the DC Council Committee strongly opposing Bill 22-913, inaptly named the “Tipped Wage Workers Fairness Amendment Act of 2018.”