GCPI and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights make the case for raising the wages of people working for tips, the federal minimum wage, or less. This report is grounded in history, economics, and movements across the country, but particularly in the lived experience of our nation’s lowest-paid working people.
We partnered with some of the country’s leading experts to develop a proposal for the first permanent national subsidized jobs program. Read more in the latest The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences.
A new report by GCPI and The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence on the urgency of strengthening public benefits policies for people facing domestic violence and sexual assault
“Today, the minimum wage is a poverty wage. Significantly raising the minimum wage would help families make ends meet, while also reducing inequality and shrinking the gender and racial wage gaps.” – Peter Edelman, Faculty Director