Pew Resources Examine Labor Issues in Our Nation

  • April 29, 2013


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How many jobs did your state create?

State and federal policy changes affecting labor and the economy have been in the spotlight recently.

In the past year, 10 states raised the minimum wage and government workers felt the pinch of budget cuts through sequestration.

Many Americans have experienced the economic shock of unemployment, while others found work in burgeoning sectors, such as clean wind energy.

Click on the resources below to learn more about the hard work, job creation, and labor policies that help the U.S. economy grow.

For more information, visit Pew's Economic Mobility Project.

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