To mark Labor Day, here's what we know about who American workers are, what they do and the U.S. working environment in general.
Democrats are largely united in backing a $15 an hour federal minimum wage. Republican opinion on this issue is more divided.
The majority of Baby Boomers are still in the labor force: In 2018, 53% of adults ages 54 to 72 were still working or looking for work.
Classes have ended for the summer at U.S. public schools, but a sizable share of teachers are still hard at work at second jobs outside the classroom.
The share of U.S. teens working during the summer has tumbled since 2000: Only about a third of teens had a job last summer.
This year will likely be the first year in which women are a majority of the U.S. college-educated labor force.
Nearly as many U.S. adults prefer to get local news online as through a TV set. And while Americans prize community connection from their local news providers, they are largely unaware of the financial challenges they face.
Americans' confidence in the scientific community as a whole has remained stable for decades, with 44% saying they have a great deal of confidence.
About half of Facebook users say they are not comfortable when they see how the platform categorizes them, and 27% maintain the site’s classifications do not accurately represent them.
There were more than 14,000 certified organic farms in the United States in 2016, a 56% increase from 2011.