EARN is a nationwide network of research, policy, and public engagement organizations fighting, state by state, for an economy that works for everyone.Our Network
Earncon 2018: Chicago
EARN announces EARNCon 2018 will be held in Chicago!
The 2018 EARN Conference will be dedicated to building economic power for working families and communities.Find out more about our 2018 conference
- May 7, 2018
- Center for Public Policy Priorities
- Anna Crockett and Chandra Villanueva
Recognizing that the federal minimum wage falls short of what families need to make ends meet, other states and cities across the country have raised their minimum wages above the federal level of $7.25 an hour. No Texas cities have done this because Texas state law currently stops cities and counties from making most local […]
- May 3, 2018
- Economic Opportunity Institute
- Marilyn Watkins
Paid family and medical leave has become a top-tier policy issue. Over the past several years, a number of high-profile corporations have announced new and expanded paid parental leave programs. However, access to paid family leave remains primarily available to the already privileged. In 2017, only 13 percent of private sector employees had access to […]
- April 16, 2018
- Policy Matters Ohio
- Zach Schiller
A new analysis of the tax law Congress passed last December shows that it will shower benefits on the most affluent Ohioans – and that making its temporary provisions permanent will add to their gains, while providing much more modest savings for most residents.