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What Works for Workers?: Public Policies and Innovative Strategies for Low-Wage Workers

Stephanie Luce, Jennifer Luff, Joseph A. McCartin, and Ruth Milkman, editors
Format
Book
Published
New York : Russell Sage Foundation, [2014]
Language
English
ISBN
9780871545718, 0871545713
Contents
  • An economy that works for workers / Alice O'Connor
  • What can labor organizations do for U.S. workers when unions can't do what unions used to do? / Richard B. Freeman
  • Connecting the disconnected : improving education and employment outcomes among disadvantaged youth / Peter B. Edelman and Harry J. Holzer
  • Mending the fissured workplace / David Weil
  • Holding the line on workplace standards : what works for immigrant workers (and what doesn't)? / Jennifer Gordon
  • Career ladders in the low-wage labor market / Paul Osterman
  • Employment subsidies to firms and workers : key distinctions between the effects of the work opportunity tax credit and the earned income tax credit / Sarah Hamersma
  • Living wages, minimum wages, and low-wage workers / Stephanie Luce
  • Improving low-income workers' access to unemployment insurance / Jeffrey B. Wenger
  • Can the Affordable Care Act reverse three decades of declining health insurance coverage for low-wage workers? / John Schmitt
  • Low-wage workers and paid family leave : the California experience / Ruth Milkman and Eileen Appelbaum.
Description
xii, 349 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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