Wage theft
Preemption laws
Forced Arbitration

The Trump administration proposed a rule that would allow restaurant owners to take tips from servers. Employers could pocket $5.8 billion in tips earned by tipped workers each year. View the estimate

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 in the news

  • Market Watch | December 14, 2017
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