As part of our mission to connect world-class research with policy to improve workers’ lives, communities, and society, IRLE researchers are rapidly responding to the COVID-19 crisis. Explore recent research and resources from our centers and programs.
The yawning gap between how the US treats K-12 teachers and early educators has widened during the pandemic.
Teachers’ wages and compensation continue to remain far below that of comparable workers. The penalty improved 2.8 percentage-points in 2019 from the previous year; teacher strikes may have played a role.
A groundbreaking Labor Center report highlights a path forward to harness the power of public investment and ensure that climate policy supports good-paying jobs.