American unions membership declines as public support fluctuates
Though unions retain much public support, the share of American workers who actually belong to one has been falling for decades and is at its lowest level since the Great Depression
The Rising Cost of Not Going to College
College-educated Millennials are outperforming their less-educated peers on many economic measures. And the gap between the two groups is wider today compared with previous generations.
There’s more to the story of the shrinking pay gap
While women have narrowed their pay gap with men over the past 30 years, many have also seen their progress slow, and even reverse, over the course of their careers.
Bosses More Satisfied than Workers
America’s bosses are more satisfied with their family life, jobs and overall financial situation than are non-managerial employees. Bosses are also significantly more likely than workers to think of their job as a career rather than just a job to get them by.
Why Is the Pay Gap Shrinking?
The hourly pay gap between women and men has narrowed to 16 cents today, compared with 36 cents in 1980. But progress has slowed in recent years and even reversed for many women over the course of their careers.
Number of older Americans in the workforce is on the rise
The share of Americans ages 65 to 74 who are in the nation’s workforce is expected to break the 30% mark by 2022.