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In the new report, "The Real Story on Guestworkers in the High-skill, U.S.
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 26,000 Pennsylvania jobs have been lost or displaced since 1994 as a result of the U.S. trade deficit with Mexico, according to a new study from the Economic Policy Institute.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Economic Policy Institute today published The State of Working America, a website that provides academics, policymakers, the media and the public with comprehensive data on the economic condition of working Americans.
MIAMISBURG, Ohio, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Appleton Coated LLC, NewPage Corporation and Sappi Fine Paper North America - commended the Economic Policy Institute for its study, No Paper Tiger, Subsidies to China's Paper Industry From 2002-09, authored by Professor Dr. Usha C.V.
Teamsters Support Emphasis on Repairing Roads, Public Transportation WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa today called on Congress to stress road and bridge repair and public transit expansion in the next federal highway bill.
HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Employers provided health insurance to 694,471 fewer Pennsylvanians in 2007 and 2008 than at the start of the decade, according to a new report analyzing U.S.
Two New Reports To Be Released Tuesday Show Employer Health Mandate Would Help Save Jobs, Details How To Structure A "Play-or-Pay" System WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of economists will declare that a bad economy should not delay overhauling the nation's health care system, and health care experts will release two new reports detailing an essential employer health mandate on a conference call with reporters on Tuesday. Economist Jonathan Gruber will release a...
HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec.
A 70 cents per hour jump in the U.S. minimum wage Thursday keeps the national hourly rate lower than many state laws mandate, a policy group said.