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Opportunity America report: Community colleges can be the primary provider of...

What is it going to take for American workers who have lost their jobs due to COVID-19 to find employment? What post-COVID path should...

Wes Moore: Eliminating barriers to economic opportunities

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic began to take its toll on the economy, millions of Americans were already struggling financially, living just one pay...

Job training for the most vulnerable workers

For older adults, there is much to be concerned about in connection with COVID-19. Not only are they at greater health risk from the...

What is the best pathway to a good job, now and...

COVID-19 has taken a disastrous toll on the workforce. More than 20.5 million jobs were lost or furloughed in April, bringing the total number...

Coping with the mental stress of losing a job

COVID-19 is creating a lot of fear and uncertainty, not just around physical health, but mental health, too. Losing a job is much more than...

Rebuilding America, rebuilding the middle class

Millions of Americans are in pain—physical, emotional, and financial. The COVID-19 pandemic has killed tens of thousands and businesses of all sizes have been...

Reskilled low-wage earners transition into family-sustaining tech jobs

Even before the worldwide health pandemic, close to 53 million people in the U.S. were considered low-wage workers, meaning they earned less than two-thirds...

Nearly two-thirds of Americans are worried about losing their job

We've been keeping an eye on the weekly COVID-19 Work and Education Survey from Strada, a nonprofit working to forge pathways between education and...

One in seven veterans work in industries at risk of massive...

Another 5.2 million workers filed for unemployment benefits last week, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, bringing the total for the last four...

Manufacturing pivots during COVID-19 shutdowns and layoffs

American manufacturing and overall industrial production experienced the largest declines since 1946 in March as factories across the country shut down late in the...