Proposed Content of a 2020 Democratic Party Platform Pledge of a Federal Job Guarantee: Informed by Analysis of Democratic Party Platforms, 1932-2016

Download PDF >> Proposed Content of a 2020 Democratic Party Platform Pledge of a Federal Job Guarantee: Informed by Analysis of Democratic Party Platforms, 1932-2016, 9/20.  Proposed Content of a 2020 Democratic Party Platform Pledge of a Federal Job Guarantee: Informed by Analysis of Democratic Party Platforms, 1932-2016 By Trudy Goldberg and Philip Harvey https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/documents/app-categories/elections-and-transitions/party-platforms This paper consists… Read More Proposed Content of a 2020 Democratic Party Platform Pledge of a Federal Job Guarantee: Informed by Analysis of Democratic Party Platforms, 1932-2016

The Labor Force Participation Rate and It Trajectory–Why It Matters

by June Zaccone, Assoc. Prof. of Economics (Emerita), Hofstra University and member, NJFAC Executive Committee. Special Report 5 June 2015; Graphs have been updated 2/20 If the LFPR were at its pre-recession level, the unemployment rate in September 2013 would have been 10.2% instead of 7.2%. The participation rate and its changes can lead to… Read More The Labor Force Participation Rate and It Trajectory–Why It Matters

Is the Decline in the Labor Force Participation Rate During This Recession Permanent?

Special Report 6, July 2015 by June Zaccone, Assoc. Prof. of Economics (Emerita), Hofstra University and NJFAC Executive Committee. [lfpr for 25-54 updated, 5/16] Whenever a recession leads to dropouts from the measured labor force, as those who despair of finding work give up looking, commentators begin asking whether the decline in the labor force… Read More Is the Decline in the Labor Force Participation Rate During This Recession Permanent?

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Five Years Closer to Economic Justice: A Proposal to the National Council of Churches of Christ, U.S. A.

September 25, 2000 FIVE YEARS CLOSER TO ECONOMIC JUSTICE: A Proposal by the National Jobs for All Coalition Preamble Imagine a society without poverty. Imagine a society in which all people who want and need to work have jobs that enable them to earn a living adequate for health and well-being. Imagine a society in… Read More Five Years Closer to Economic Justice: A Proposal to the National Council of Churches of Christ, U.S. A.