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FOX Business
4 Tax Credits You're Missingwill depend on the capacity of the battery. This tax credit is non-refundable.
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
will depend on the capacity of the battery. This tax credit is non-refundable. Find more here.Child Care Credit The Economic Policy Institute determined that the annual cost of full-time child care for a 4-year-old exceeds the cost of... Read more
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FOX Business
4 Tax Credits You're Missingwill depend on the capacity of the battery. This tax credit is non-refundable.
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
will depend on the capacity of the battery. This tax credit is non-refundable. Find more here.Child Care Credit The Economic Policy Institute determined that the annual cost of full-time child care for a 4-year-old exceeds the cost of... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Senators: Stop the big bank rip-offsforce consumers to pay the company accused of wrongdoing instead of helping wro
Juneau Empire / Posted 3 days ago
force consumers to pay the company accused of wrongdoing instead of helping wronged consumers. A recent report from the Economic Policy Institute found the average consumer ends up paying more than $7,700 to the bank or lender that ripped them... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Fading Scent Of The American Dreamthan 65, the wealthiest 20 percent own virtually all of the nation’s $25 trilli
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
than 65, the wealthiest 20 percent own virtually all of the nation’s $25 trillion in retirement accounts, according to the Economic Policy Institute." Household wealth follows a power-law distribution, i.e. the vast majority is held by the top few... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
What scrapping NAFTA could mean for NYCclients, and those sectors probably wouldn’t be affected much if NAFTA were tor
Crain's New York Business / Posted 7 days ago
clients, and those sectors probably wouldn’t be affected much if NAFTA were torn apart, said Robert Scott of the Economic Policy Institute. Scrapping the deal would be unlikely to stoke investment in factory towns, Scott added, because... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Republican Tax Plan To Slow Growthof the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C. He previousl
Op-Ed News / Posted 8 days ago
of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C. He previously worked as a senior economist at the Economic Policy Institute and an assistant professor at Bucknell University. (more...) Go To CommentingThe views expressed... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Hundreds Of Thousands Of 'Missing' Educators; A Hundred Thousand Homeless Studentsbenchmark." 110,000 New York City students are homeless 327,000 public educat
KERA North Texas / Posted 8 days ago
benchmark." 110,000 New York City students are homeless 327,000 public educators are "missing" The left-leaning Economic Policy Institute reports that the number of people working in public schools nationwide is 128,000 fewer than it was... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Climate change threatens Midwest infrastructureMidwest spell trouble for transportation and infrastructure systems, according
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Midwest spell trouble for transportation and infrastructure systems, according to a study released Tuesday by the Midwest Economic Policy Institute. The group is a division of the Illinois Economic Policy Institute, a nonpartisan think tank whose... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Kevin Warsh As Fed Chair: The Art Of Marrying Rich And Falling Upwardof the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C. He previousl
Op-Ed News / Posted 12 days ago
of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C. He previously worked as a senior economist at the Economic Policy Institute and an assistant professor at Bucknell University. (more...) Go To CommentingThe views expressed... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Employment Falls for the First Time in Seven Yearsof the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C. He previousl
Op-Ed News / Posted 13 days ago
of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C. He previously worked as a senior economist at the Economic Policy Institute and an assistant professor at Bucknell University. (more...) Go To CommentingThe views expressed... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
What happened to the 15-hour work week predicted 87 years ago?gains. At an economic level, productivity gains have been absorbed into most c
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
gains. At an economic level, productivity gains have been absorbed into most companies' bottom line. A report from the Economic Policy Institute found that CEO pay has increased by 937 per cent since 1978, compared to a mere 10.2 per cent... Read more
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Philly.com
Average CEO has to make do with $253,088 in monthly pension paymentsMost CEOs of big companies pull down an average of $15.6 million a year in sala
Philly.com / Posted 13 days ago
Most CEOs of big companies pull down an average of $15.6 million a year in salary and stock options, according to the Economic Policy Institute. That's a whopping 271 times what average workers make. Why such a sweet deal? Obviously it's no... Read more
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Market Watch
‘Predictably awful’ — what economists said about jobs report as hurricanes took tolland weekly-paid people are much more likely to be affected than monthly/semi-mo
Market Watch / Posted 16 days ago
and weekly-paid people are much more likely to be affected than monthly/semi-monthly paid people.” • Elise Gould of the Economic Policy Institute said the report was “noisy” due to the hurricanes but found reason for concern. “Even accounting... Read more
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KERA North Texas
No Class Action: Supreme Court Weighs Whether Workers Must Face Arbitrations Alonetech giants to retail and restaurant chains — include prohibitions on collectiv
KERA North Texas / Posted 16 days ago
tech giants to retail and restaurant chains — include prohibitions on collective workplace arbitrations. The left-leaning Economic Policy Institute estimates that about 60 million American workers are covered by such agreements, and as many as 25... Read more
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The Courier Mail
US court back to major employment disputemillion workers -- have signed arbitration agreements with class-action waivers
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 days ago
million workers -- have signed arbitration agreements with class-action waivers, according to a study by the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute think tank. Workers have fought back against the waivers, arguing that the cost of pursuing their... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Unions will face a tough challenge when the Supreme Court says 'yes!' to freeloadersinvestment. A study of the impact of right-to-freeload laws in the Midwest rele
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
investment. A study of the impact of right-to-freeload laws in the Midwest released in April by researchers at the Illinois Economic Policy Institute and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, for example, found that the introduction of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Financial firms win arbitration claims more often than consumersto a two-year study conducted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and r
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 days ago
to a two-year study conducted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and recently analyzed in a report by the Economic Policy Institute, the Washington nonprofit that focuses on low and mid-income consumers. Many banks and financial... Read more
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The Hill
Bill to change joint-employer definition advances in Housemap for employers to prevent themselves from being held responsible for wage th
The Hill / Posted 18 days ago
map for employers to prevent themselves from being held responsible for wage theft.” Polis cited a recent study from the Economic Policy Institute that found 2.4 million workers in the 10 most populous states lost $8 billion annually for minimum... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Average CEO has to make do with $253,088 in monthly pension paymentsplans, most CEOs of big companies pull down an average $15.6 million a year in
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
plans, most CEOs of big companies pull down an average $15.6 million a year in salary and stock options, according to the Economic Policy Institute. That’s a whopping 271 times what average workers make. Why such a sweet deal? Obviously it’s no... Read more
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Business Insider
Whole Foods and Walmart are battling for one crucial set of customers — and it reveals a dark truth about the American middle classmore stark. The hourly wage for people in the 95th percentile by income grew by
Business Insider / Posted 19 days ago
more stark. The hourly wage for people in the 95th percentile by income grew by 41% from 1979 to 2013, according to the Economic Policy Institute. The hourly wage for the 50th percentile increased by 6% in the same time period, while the 10th... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Average CEO has to make do with $253,088 in monthly pension paymentsplans, most CEOs of big companies pull down an average $15.6 million a year in
Los Angeles Times / Posted 19 days ago
plans, most CEOs of big companies pull down an average $15.6 million a year in salary and stock options, according to the Economic Policy Institute. That’s a whopping 271 times what average workers make. Why such a sweet deal? Obviously it’s no... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
A 'Yellow Dog Contract' And Other Jabs During Supreme Court Opening Argumentsstatutes. But at stake are the rights of tens of million private-sector nonunio
KPBS San Diego / Posted 20 days ago
statutes. But at stake are the rights of tens of million private-sector nonunion employees. A study by the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute shows that 56 percent of nonunion private-sector employees are currently subject to mandatory... Read more
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Reuters
Key employment dispute leaves Supreme Court dividedbefore private arbitrators. About 25 million workers are already bound by such
Reuters / Posted 20 days ago
before private arbitrators. About 25 million workers are already bound by such agreements, according to the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute think tank. The nine justices heard roughly an hour of arguments in the case on the first day of... Read more
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Newsmax
Supreme Court Divided Over Key Employment Disputemillion workers -- have signed arbitration agreements with class-action waivers
Newsmax / Posted 20 days ago
million workers -- have signed arbitration agreements with class-action waivers, according to a study by the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute think tank. Workers have fought back against the waivers, arguing that the cost of pursuing their... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. Supreme Court divided over key employment disputemillion workers -- have signed arbitration agreements with class-action waivers
Reuters / Posted 20 days ago
million workers -- have signed arbitration agreements with class-action waivers, according to a study by the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute think tank. Workers have fought back against the waivers, arguing that the cost of pursuing their... Read more
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The Hill
SCOTUS, don’t strip Americans of their right to sue collectivelythat force employees to forfeit their right to sue collectively in public court
The Hill / Posted 20 days ago
that force employees to forfeit their right to sue collectively in public court proceedings. A new study from the Economic Policy Institute found that over 60 million American workers are subject to mandatory arbitration clauses, and that... Read more
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FOX Business
Why Half of Americans Can't Come Up With $400 in an Emergencya nation of capricious spenders? Have we collectively fallen into financial ill
FOX Business / Posted 21 days ago
a nation of capricious spenders? Have we collectively fallen into financial illiteracy? A review of the numbers from The Economic Policy Institute reveals a different answer. Those numbers show that, "Over the entire 34-year period between 1979... Read more
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FOX Business
Why Half of Americans Can't Come Up With $400 in an Emergencya nation of capricious spenders? Have we collectively fallen into financial ill
FOX Business / Posted 21 days ago
a nation of capricious spenders? Have we collectively fallen into financial illiteracy? A review of the numbers from The Economic Policy Institute reveals a different answer. Those numbers show that, "Over the entire 34-year period between 1979... Read more
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EuroNews
U.S. Supreme Court back to work with major employment dispute25 million workers — have signed arbitration agreements with class-action waive
EuroNews / Posted 21 days ago
25 million workers — have signed arbitration agreements with class-action waivers, according to a study by the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute think tank. Workers have fought back against the waivers, arguing that the cost of pursuing their... Read more
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Swissinfo
U.S. Supreme Court back to work with major employment disputemillion workers -- have signed arbitration agreements with class-action waivers
Swissinfo / Posted 21 days ago
million workers -- have signed arbitration agreements with class-action waivers, according to a study by the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute think tank. Workers have fought back against the waivers, arguing that the cost of pursuing their... Read more
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Reuters
Supreme Court back to work with major employment disputemillion workers -- have signed arbitration agreements with class-action waivers
Reuters / Posted 21 days ago
million workers -- have signed arbitration agreements with class-action waivers, according to a study by the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute think tank. Workers have fought back against the waivers, arguing that the cost of pursuing their... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
The new reality of old age in Americaover 65, the wealthiest 20 percent own virtually all of the nation's $25 trilli
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 22 days ago
over 65, the wealthiest 20 percent own virtually all of the nation's $25 trillion in retirement accounts, according to the Economic Policy Institute. Employers have gradually shifted from traditional pensions, with guaranteed benefits for life, to... Read more
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The Star
The new reality of old age in Americaover 65, the wealthiest 20 percent own virtually all of the nation's $25 trilli
The Star / Posted 22 days ago
over 65, the wealthiest 20 percent own virtually all of the nation's $25 trillion in retirement accounts, according to the Economic Policy Institute. Employers have gradually shifted from traditional pensions, with guaranteed benefits for life, to... Read more
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The News-Times
The new reality of old age in Americaover 65, the wealthiest 20 percent own virtually all of the nation's $25 trilli
The News-Times / Posted 22 days ago
over 65, the wealthiest 20 percent own virtually all of the nation's $25 trillion in retirement accounts, according to the Economic Policy Institute. Employers have gradually shifted from traditional pensions, with guaranteed benefits for life, to... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Puerto Rican Students, New Student Debt Numbers, College Application Tips And Toolscompletion, however. Poor parents are working harder, but students still start
KPBS San Diego / Posted 22 days ago
completion, however. Poor parents are working harder, but students still start school behind A new analysis from the Economic Policy Institute looks at academic achievement for the top and bottom 20 percent of Americans in terms of income and... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Puerto Rican Students, New Student Debt Numbers, College Application Tips And Toolscompletion, however. Poor parents are working harder, but students still start
KERA North Texas / Posted 22 days ago
completion, however. Poor parents are working harder, but students still start school behind A new analysis from the Economic Policy Institute looks at academic achievement for the top and bottom 20 percent of Americans in terms of income and... Read more
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TribLIVE
New reality of old age in Americaover 65, the wealthiest 20 percent own virtually all of the nation's $25 trilli
TribLIVE / Posted 22 days ago
over 65, the wealthiest 20 percent own virtually all of the nation's $25 trillion in retirement accounts, according to the Economic Policy Institute. Employers have gradually shifted from traditional pensions, with guaranteed benefits for life, to... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The new reality of old age in Americaover 65, the wealthiest 20 percent own virtually all of the nation's $25 trilli
Connecticut Post / Posted 23 days ago
over 65, the wealthiest 20 percent own virtually all of the nation's $25 trillion in retirement accounts, according to the Economic Policy Institute. Employers have gradually shifted from traditional pensions, with guaranteed benefits for life, to... Read more
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Greenwich Time
The new reality of old age in Americaover 65, the wealthiest 20 percent own virtually all of the nation's $25 trilli
Greenwich Time / Posted 23 days ago
over 65, the wealthiest 20 percent own virtually all of the nation's $25 trillion in retirement accounts, according to the Economic Policy Institute. Employers have gradually shifted from traditional pensions, with guaranteed benefits for life, to... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The new reality of old age in Americaover 65, the wealthiest 20 percent own virtually all of the nation's $25 trilli
Stamford Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
over 65, the wealthiest 20 percent own virtually all of the nation's $25 trillion in retirement accounts, according to the Economic Policy Institute. Employers have gradually shifted from traditional pensions, with guaranteed benefits for life, to... Read more
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TribLIVE
Fed survey: Middle class grew richer from 2013-16, but wealthy did even betterseeing a continuing pulling apart in the wealth and income data,” said Elise Go
TribLIVE / Posted 23 days ago
seeing a continuing pulling apart in the wealth and income data,” said Elise Gould, senior economist at the Economic Policy Institute. It also points to why so many Americans remain frustrated with the economy: On many measures,... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
The new reality of old age in Americaover 65, the wealthiest 20 percent own virtually all of the nation's $25 trilli
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
over 65, the wealthiest 20 percent own virtually all of the nation's $25 trillion in retirement accounts, according to the Economic Policy Institute. Employers have gradually shifted from traditional pensions, with guaranteed benefits for life, to... Read more
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The Washington Times
Budget solutions to federal debt clear to analysts, not politiciansmore tightly than we need,” he said. ‘The more efficient manager’ Josh Bivens
The Washington Times / Posted 24 days ago
more tightly than we need,” he said. ‘The more efficient manager’ Josh Bivens, director of research at the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute, said that while Congress is worried about finding cash, it should instead be looking at who is... Read more
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The Hill
GOP creates illusion of middle-class benefits in tax planof low- and moderate-income households more than the rich. It’s all on paper no
The Hill / Posted 24 days ago
of low- and moderate-income households more than the rich. It’s all on paper now. Hunter Blair is a budget analyst for the Economic Policy Institute, a think tank that aims to include the needs of low- and middle-income workers in economic policy... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
US middle class gets richer, but wealthy do even betterseeing a continuing pulling apart in the wealth and income data," said Elise Go
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 24 days ago
seeing a continuing pulling apart in the wealth and income data," said Elise Gould, senior economist at the Economic Policy Institute. It also points to why so many Americans remain frustrated with the economy: On many measures,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Trump's tax plan to result in 'little-to-no taxes' from multinationalsa similar tax holiday incentive like Mr Trump is proposing. Photo: LM OteroTax
Canberra Times / Posted 24 days ago
a similar tax holiday incentive like Mr Trump is proposing. Photo: LM OteroTax loopholes remain The Washington-based Economic Policy Institute says "the Republican plan makes the current loophole that big multinational corporations use to... Read more
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WA Today
Trump's tax plan to result in 'little-no taxes' from multinationalsa similar tax holiday incentive like Mr Trump is proposing. Photo: LM OteroTax
WA Today / Posted 24 days ago
a similar tax holiday incentive like Mr Trump is proposing. Photo: LM OteroTax loopholes remain The Washington-based Economic Policy Institute says "the Republican plan makes the current loophole that big multinational corporations use to... Read more
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The Age
Trump's tax plan to result in 'little-to-no taxes' from multinationalsa similar tax holiday incentive like Mr Trump is proposing. Photo: LM OteroTax
The Age / Posted 24 days ago
a similar tax holiday incentive like Mr Trump is proposing. Photo: LM OteroTax loopholes remain The Washington-based Economic Policy Institute says "the Republican plan makes the current loophole that big multinational corporations use to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Trump's tax plan to result in 'little-to-no taxes' from multinationalsa similar tax holiday incentive like Mr Trump is proposing. Photo: LM OteroTax
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 24 days ago
a similar tax holiday incentive like Mr Trump is proposing. Photo: LM OteroTax loopholes remain The Washington-based Economic Policy Institute says "the Republican plan makes the current loophole that big multinational corporations use to... Read more
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