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IRLE researchers respond to COVID-19

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.

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Hot off the press! IRLE Annual Report

This past year delivered two different worlds for IRLE: expanded research and student programming pre-COVID, followed by rapid research response once the pandemic hit. Explore some of the year’s highlights in our newest annual report.

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Jobs Recovery Stalls as COVID Cases Surge

New analysis of timecard data indicates that the pace of labor market recovery moves with the number of COVID-19 cases, and the current surge in cases appears to be taking a toll on small businesses.