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      Education and Skills 10 October 2014

      Overcoming the Youth Employment Crisis: Strategies From Around the Globe

      This report examines what some governments, companies, and civil society groups are currently doing to improve youth employment outcomes, and with what effect.

      Education and Skills 30 September 2014

      Apprenticeships in the United States: Can They Improve Youth Employment Outcomes?

      In the post-recession labor market, young Americans face high levels of unemployment, low wage jobs, and record-high college costs. A lack of awareness and misperceptions among businesses, hinders the apprenticeship model from creating pathways to well paying jobs that don't require the youth to take on student debt.

      by Sarah Ayres
      Education and Skills 30 September 2014

      Bridging the Information Gap in the U.S. Labor Market

      Viridis Learning is a unique educational and job-matching program aimed at fostering a labor market-matching infrastructure through a technology platform, that includes features such as an employability score, a lifelong "Skill Passport" with stackable credentials and employer access to a real-time database of qualified job candidates.

      by Felix W. Ortiz III
      Trade and Supply Chains 3 February 2016

      U.S Congress Seeks JJN Input on Trans-Pacific Partnership

      U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee Democrats called on JustJobs Network Executive Director Sabina Dewan this month to submit her statement on the labor provisions of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

      Income and Wages 11 September 2015

      Global Wage Debates: Politics or Economics?

      The 10-chapter volume examines a rich diversity of wage-related policy issues from around the world: wage inequality in Brazil; minimum wage setting in decentralized Indonesia; the gender dimensions of agricultural wages in India; and the impact of state-level minimum wages in the United States, among other topics.

      by Gregory Randolph, Knut Panknin
      Income and Wages 10 September 2015

      State and Local Governments Lead the Way: Examining the Impact of Subnational Minimum Wage Increases in the United States

      America's working class families have witnessed a daunting trend over the last 30 years– one marked by wage stagnation and rising costs. Worker productivity rose by nearly 65 percent, yet American workers saw their wages remain stagnant in real terms, and in some cases, even decline.

      by Jacqueline Odum
      Trade and Supply Chains 22 October 2014

      U.S. Free Trade Agreements and Enforcement of Labor Law in Latin America

      Robust provisions in free trade agreements can provide the appropriate incentives, oversight and capacity- building assistance to bolster a country's ability to effectively enforce its labor laws and regulations.

      by Sabina Dewan, Lucas Ronconi
      Income and Wages 10 July 2013

      Global Wage Trends for Apparel Workers

      Declining wages and persistent poverty for garment workers in a majority of the world's leading apparel-exporting countries raises doubt that export-led development strategies create a rising tide that lifts all boats.

      Trade and Supply Chains 23 February 2012

      Getting State-Owned Enterprises Right in the Trans-Pacific Partnership

      Sabina Dewan details why state-owned enterprises need to operate just like any other business in this proposed free trade region and suggests ways to make that happen.

      Welfare and Rights 10 December 2010

      Social Protection Is a Necessity, Not a Privilege

      The Great Recession highlights deficiencies in social protection systems that should be in place to promote broad-based economic growth.

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